You may be eating healthily, doing sports twice a week, and drinking a lot of water and still have problems with your body. The reason for that may be a nutrient deficiency, which means vitamins and minerals. Luckily, no nutrient deficiency occurs without certain visible signs. Be sure to check these symptoms attentively to figure out if you have a...Read More
Salt is much more than just a seasoning. It’s essential for our bodily functions but it can also be detrimental to our health when we go overboard The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends everyone eat less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) of sodium a day, which is roughly the amount in one teaspoon of salt. The American Heart Associat...Read More
We know it’s important to choose healthy food and drink every day. It’s the right thing to do despite our age. Our bodies are changing with each decade and needs nutrients no matter how old we are and throughout each phase of life.
It seems that men typically perform better than women. However, the physical decline seemed to begin for both genders in their fifties. People in their sixties and seventies started showing a slower walking speed as well as a drop in aerobic endurance.
Maintaining a healthy diet is important at all stages of life, but as we age, it becomes even more imperative as our bodies change and require more nutrients. For many, understanding health and how to achieve a nutritious lifestyle is necessary, but for others, it isn’t so much that we don’t know about health, but that we aren’t sure how to afford ...Read More
Retirement is a wonderful time in life. Now that your working days are gone, it’s time to slow down and enjoy yourself. But you have to afford these happy years, and studies show 9 out of 10 retirees have no financial plan.
As we age, there’s a stigma about whether we’re doing it all the right way. Successful aging is a concept that’s been around since the 1950s but only became popular in the 1990s with the book, Successful Aging.
When we think of aging, we tend to think of our bodies falling apart. It’s not a positive notion, and while it’s true, we do need to do more physical maintenance than in any other time in our lives, there are some ways we actually improve as we get older. We should rejoice in our age! Here are scientific ways we tend to peak at from age 50 and olde...Read More