Healthy Eating

Don’t skip breakfast…and you will skip heart issues!

Heart study finds another reason not to skip breakfast By AMY NORTON HEALTHDAY October 2, 2017, 5:42 PM Eating breakfast is linked to heart health in a new study. Middle-aged adults who routinely skip breakfast are more likely to have clogged heart arteries than those who enjoy a big morning meal, a new study finds. The findings are the latest…

Six tips for a healthy retirement!

BlueCross BlueShield of TennesseePublished 3:00 p.m. CT Sept. 22, 2017 (Photo: Hero Images/Getty Images/Hero Images) Staying healthy during retirement isn’t as difficult as you might think. In fact, there are easy steps you can take to enjoy the carefree years to come. Keep (or start) moving By moving about 30 minutes a day most days…

Having a sense of purpose can help you live longer!

Soul Purpose: Seniors With Strong Reasons To Live Often Live Stronger By Judith Graham August 31, 2017 “I think people can get a sense of purpose from very simple things: from taking care of a pet, working in the garden or being kind to a neighbor,” says Patricia Boyle, a researcher and professor of behavioral sciences at…

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PopSugar Shows us These Real Inspirational Women

These 80-Year-Old Women, True Ballers, “Play to Win” June 30, 2017 by PERRI KONECKY The San Diego Splash are not your typical women’s basketball team — they’re all over 80 years old, and they have some of the best sportsmanship we’ve seen in our lives. The team was recently featured in an espnW video, where the seven women…

Exercise + supplements = healthy senior living from Science Daily

New supplement can repair, rejuvenate muscles in older adults Date:July 18, 2017 Source:McMaster University Summary:Whey protein supplements aren’t just for gym buffs according to new research. When taken on a regular basis, a combination of these and other ingredients in a ready-to-drink formula have been found to greatly improve the physical strength of a growing…

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What Builds Healthy Bones? Calcium!

Building a Foundation for Bone Strength Key Factors in Bone Health By Maxine Bogle July 21, 2017 When thinking of optimal nutrition, bone health may not be a first concern for most. After all, a condition like osteoporosis, which causes bones to become weaker and brittle, affects older adults, so why should a younger generation be…