The thought of a broken bone — the cast, long recovery, missed activities, limited mobility, extra cost, rehabilitation — is especially frightening to older people. It takes longer for older bones to heal. And, many seniors — especially older women — are at a heightened risk for broken bones because of osteoporosis.
Back in the 1940s, a man named J.I. Rodale created what would become a famous list of health foods. The foods on the list are not only organic, they’re high in disease-fighting antioxidants, packed with essential fatty acids, and loaded with other vital nutrients.
Eating right doesn’t just make you healthier. It can also make you happier. Scientists are discovering more and more ways diet impacts mood. Some great ways to help curb crankiness can be found right in your grocery store. In this post, we’re spotlighting three “feel-good” foods.
Sick of Being Sick? Try these 3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Immunity
There’s no magic cure for the common cold, but there are several easy ways to boost your immunity and reduce your risk of getting sick. In this post, we highlight three all-natural and affordable ways to improve your defenses.
For years, we’ve known that red wine, in moderation, could benefit the heart. We’re now learning that the French and Italians who drink wine with every meal might also be protecting their hearing. A 2013 study reported that resveratrol — the anti-aging, disease-fighting antioxidant found in red wine — could actually protect against hearing loss.
How to Get the Best Produce During the Cold Months
It’s late February, and if you’re like most Americans, you need some fruits and veggies. Our winter diets are chuck full of holiday treats and comfort food, but far too slim on fresh produce. Your local grocery store has plenty of options, of course, but many people don’t realize that the best produce to grab during the winter of year isn’t our typical favorites.