It’s getting crowded on the third rock from the sun. By mid-century there will be ten billion hungry humans. To feed these billions, crops need to increase by 60-100%. That would require clearing land – mostly rainforests and savannahs, using huge amounts of fertilizer, driving many animal species into extinction, and dangerously raising greenhouse...Read More
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