Today, I want to talk about the benefits of probiotics… especially for older adults.
As you get older, your bowels tend to become less regular and predictable. Common ways to improve this are to increase your intakes of fiber and fluids. These options work best if you also increase the presence of beneficial bowel bacteria.
We’ve heard it all: avoid crowds, stay at home as much as possible, use hand sanitizer, spray your groceries and other packages, wear a face covering, and wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds. But how much have you heard…
Many women find that increasing their intake of plant hormones and probiotics helps to reduce menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes.
These plant hormones have a weak effect on human oestrogen receptors and include soy isoflavones as well as lignans. These lignans are found in good quantities in ground flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sweet potatoes, and lentils.
Do you have healthy and nutritious habits? Or are you a die-hard fan of those rich foods you grew up eating? As someone concerned with health and nutrition, I have done a lot of research on this subject.
I have personally fought pre-diabetes and worked with a team of doctors to determine the best way to eat at this latter stage of my life.
According to statistics, up to 30 percent of us will experience changes in appetite as we age. This is a complaint my mom started having in her mid-60s. Foods she loved to eat as a teen or young adult just didn’t whet her appetite anymore.
In today’s world, we can get almost any food at any time of year. While this can broaden our choices, in some ways it is not an ideal way to eat.
I am going to share a few vegan recipes with you. Though I am not a vegan, I try to make a few dishes during the week that do not have animal protein for good health and economy.
Are you still cooking meals at home? How many meals do you think you have made in your life? I have easily made more than 12,000 meals for my family, friends, guests, and to take to potluck suppers.
If you’ve been searching for a quick, easy and affordable way to boost your energy, lose some weight and just feel generally healthier, you’re not alone.
Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that help you fight disease, feel more energetic and lose weight. These “wonderfoods” contain extra-large doses of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help us ward off diseases and live longer, healthier lives.