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Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let's explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

1 month ago

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 

We seem to be inundated with stories of doom and gloom on the likelihood of our acquiring Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia. In fact, if you listen to the varied and disparate reports we seem to be inundated with lately…

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1 month ago

Is Your Inner Critic Causing Weight Gain?

If you struggle with your weight, you may have labeled yourself as “good” or “bad” based on the food you eat or your weight. If you’re judging yourself as “bad” based on your food choices, either consciously or subconsciously, you’re likely stirring up…

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1 month ago

Delicious and Nutritious Wheat Substitutions for Healthy Aging

While some people cannot handle wheat, others find that it is the gluten in wheat, rye or barley that is bothersome. Many people report feeling bloated, gassy, spacey and tired soon after they eat a meal containing wheat or gluten…

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1 month ago

Red Lentil, Rice, and Coconut Soup Recipe

This soup ticks so many boxes. It’s easy to make even if you’re not really a cook. It’s cheap. It tastes delicious and it’s highly nutritious too. As well as the lentils, rice and coconut, the soup uses ginger, turmeric and garlic too…

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1 month ago

10 Foods that Keep Heart Disease from Worsening or May Prevent It All Together

Heart disease is actually any disease of the heart but what I will be addressing in this article is coronary artery disease – the most common heart disease. This causes narrowing of the arteries and may results in a heart attack. Heart disease is the leading…

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1 month ago

3 Ways Movement Can Optimize Your Brain Health After 60

Research continues to find a strong connection between mobility and decline in brain health. It’s been long established that exercise and movement help promote mental health and fight symptoms of depression, anxiety, and even PTSD…

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1 month ago

Technology Tales: DEXA Scan, More than Bone Density

A DEXA (Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) scan is well-known and highly regarded for its detailed assessments of bone health. Most of us have heard of it, and many have had one. But there’s far more to a scan than bone density…

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1 month ago

To Eat or Not Eat… Meat – A Diet After 60 Decision Worth Debating

I grew up eating like a farmer’s daughter, too. I love meat. I know a lot of people don’t eat anything with eyes for personal reasons, and I’m fine with that. But the meat food group often gets a bad rap which, in my opinion, is not fair…

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1 month ago

Take Big Strides to Feel Confident When You Walk

If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk, and perhaps feel unsteady on occasions, then you’ll know that this can affect your enjoyment of walking. As a specialist exercise instructor, I’ve helped hundreds of people to feel steadier…

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1 month ago

2 Delicious Breakfast Options – Vegetarian Egg Scramble and Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble

There are many new and old/revisited diets in today’s landscape featuring a variety of different foods. Many of them are aimed at losing weight and improving your health. The vegan and vegetarian diets…

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