Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Dehydration a Serious Health Issue For Seniors During Summer Heat

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Dehydration and heat exhaustion is a very serious health issue for senior citizens during the hot summer months, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).   Indeed, this past week end, the eastern two-thirds of the United States suffered through broiling temperatures that reached 110 degrees. The blazing hot temperatures affected more than 185…

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Eating Healthy Slows Hearing Loss in Senior Women

Eating healthy nutritious meals consistently, over many years, can slow down hearing loss in senior women, a study finds. Many people lose some of their hearing as they get older. Experts say that, of those over the age of 75, about 50% have hearing loss. Not being able to hear well can make it hard…

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Breakfast Is The Most Important Meal of the Day, Don’t Forget It

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, don’t leave home without eating it. Eating a nutritious and well balanced breakfast increases your energy, elevates your mood, and sharpens your memory. It balances your sugar levels, calibrates your hormones, and sharpens your concentration. All things you will need to successfully navigate the days’ challenges.…

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High Blood Pressure Putting More Americans At High Risk

High blood pressure among Americans is increasing at an alarming rate and putting them into the high-risk category for heart attacks and strokes. Currently, estimates by the American Heart Association (AHA) indicate that more than 103 million Americans adults have high blood pressure. This is nearly half of all adult Americans. The AHA estimates that…

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Calorie Counts On Restaurant Menus Now Mandatory, Starting Today!

Calorie counts at restaurants, movie theaters, and other businesses with 20 or more locations that serve food are required to post calorie counts, starting today. This new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule comes after nearly a decade of delays.     The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) had included a provision requiring calorie counts on…

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Avocado Provides What You Need To Stay Healthy

Avocado is and has been a favorite topic of social media for some time. They have been called “America’s new favorite fruit.”  Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious, they’re packed with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that can help keep you healthy.       Avocado: Beats Banana…

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Seniors Taking Calcium, Vitamin D Capsules Wasting Money, Says Chinese Doctor

Seniors are wasting their time and money taking calcium and vitamin Dsupplements to ward off the brittle bones of old age, says a Chinese doctor. Dr. Jia-Guo Zhao, an orthopedic surgeon with Tianjin Hospital in China, says there is no evidence these supplements protect against hip fractures in the elderly. For their analysis, Zhao and his colleagues combed through medical…

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Great Foods That Will Keep You Young and Happy

Eating great foods will slow down the aging process and keep you healthy, happy, and vibrant.   Here are seven great foods you should also add to your daily menus:   Great Foods: Nuts Nuts like pecans, almonds, and walnuts are full of antioxidants and polyphenols that can prevent disease. They also contain fiber to help lower…

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5 Reasons Frozen Fruits And Vegetables Are Better Than Fresh

Frozen fruits and vegetables are better than fresh? You’re kidding, right? That’s really hard to believe.  But, it’s true. They last longer and are often more affordable than fresh fruits and vegetables. And, moreover, frozen is as nutritious as fresh according to research by the USDA.  Here are five reasons why you may want to stock…

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Hypertension. Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

Hypertension is at epidemic proportions here in the United States. The American Heart Association says that 25 per cent of American men between the ages of 35 and 44 suffer from hypertension. Astonishingly, 9 per cent of men between 20 and 34, also have high blood pressure. Hypertension Natural Remedies Here are several natural remedies…

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