Hot New Health Trends To Look For In 2018

Those in the know offered their predictions for the 2018 food and wellness trends and it’s all about balance and building strength through nutrition and lifestyle. Large corporations are responding to consumer demand for higher-quality food, and sustainability practices. At the same time, cutting-edge research on intermittent fasting and the ...Read More

How Big Is YOUR Heart?

Everyone claims they have a big heart. As our President contends, there’s a lot of fake news out there. Consider the real thing – a blue whale. A blue whale’s heart is the size of a small golf cart – unlike The Donald’s supersized vehicles. The whale’s heart weighs about 400 pounds – big enough to squeeze your head in its aorta – although it’...Read More

Color in Your Diet – It Matters!

Flowers are not the only signs of spring — count in fruits and vegetables for colorful eating. The American Dietetic Assoc. say colorful foods — such as blueberries, strawberries, avocados and carrots — not only have fiber and nutrients, but they may promote cardiovascular health. “I like to say to my clients, ‘Eat the...Read More

Just 1 Secret. Some Age “Better”

I traveled a couple of months ago to attend a family wedding. Before the actually ceremony, I attended a party in honor of the couple. As I entered the living room, a woman, appearing to be in her mid-70′s, seemed to literally leap across the room to meet me. Marilyn, I soon learned, was my niece’s future grandmother-in-law. We started a lively, wo...Read More

Tips – “Spring” Back To Fitness!

It’s here!  Spring! (Well, maybe….) Think you have what it takes to get in shape? Spring is “gut check” time. And if those abs — or arms or thighs — aren’t ready for public display, here are some ways to start a new workout routine: If you are working out but have reached a plateau and are bored: Spring cle...Read More

Here’s How Daylight Savings Time Affects Your Health

The “extra hour” is back in business. But do we actually “feel” it? We could be using that extra hour for anything, seeing friends, cleaning closets, having just one more drink, but when push comes to shove,most of us really only notice the hour gained while setting the alarm for Sunday morning Realistically speaking, resett...Read More

Hiking Should Be Your Next Hobby

Hiking has it’s perks, but the best one- accomplishment. There are many baby boomers who enjoy hiking and who do so for their health, but reaching that peak offers metal clarity, social interaction and physical fitness. A hike can be a walk in the woods, in a meadow, along a brook, or on a boardwalk across wetlands. Hiking is walking, and man...Read More

Want a Better Life? At 50, 60 and beyond? MOVE IT!

Humans are complex beings of body, mind and spirit. The more integrated we are in these three areas, the more likely we are to have a balanced life. While the spirit is something beyond the physical senses and motor functions, the body and mind are two areas that we can exercise to significantly improve our state of well-being. We have identified f...Read More

Getting Back to the Gym: What You Need to Know

It’s time to get back to the gym. Evidence suggests that people who get and stay fit during middle age can better avoid chronic illnesses in their later years. Fitness centers are realizing the value of the fifty something patrons and adjusting their programs to appeal to those needs. Gym goers 55 and older are the fastest growing membership segmen...Read More

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