Category: Senior Health

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Belly Fat Can Lead to Brain Shrinkage

January 13th, 2020

Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, may be linked to brain shrinkage.

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Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 30th, 2019

Chances are that you created at least one New Year’s resolution.  Are you vowing to lose weight, get fit or eat a healthier diet?  We are less than 24 hours from the new year.  How long do you think you can adhere to your resolutions? Creating resolutions is the easy part.  Sticking to your resolutions

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The Importance of Family

December 23rd, 2019

Now that the Holidays are upon us, everywhere you go, you see happy families spending time together.  So, in honor of Hanukkah, Kwanza and Christmas and their celebration of family togetherness, the focus of my blog today is the importance of family. Family is the most important aspect of society.  Family is not only the

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Surprising Ways Diet Can Affect Our Lives

December 5th, 2019

We’re happy today to bring you an article from Jack Burke, an avid writer and researcher on topics in men’s health. * Fitness for Health does not endorse any products or services that may be offered. ______________________________________________________________ Diet and nutrition, along with good fitness and sleep, are all essential aspects of healthy living. The food we

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Are You Gaining Weight No Matter What You Do? It Could be the Aging Process

November 25th, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself why you are gaining weight even though you are not eating more fatty foods and are exercising the same amount? It could be the normal aging process. New research in the journal, Nature Medicine, outlines that Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has uncovered that Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during aging and

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Seniors and Sleep: There Is a Better Way

November 14th, 2019

There are many different reasons why we lose out on a good night’s sleep -- some involve the mind, while others concern the body. Have you ever felt exhausted at the end of the day, but as soon as your head hits the pillow, your eyes pop open?

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Exercise Can Prevent Osteoarthritis

November 12th, 2019

Researchers from the University of Surrey identified a crucial link between metabolism and osteoarthritis. Metabolic changes, caused by a poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle, trigger's the genetic reprogramming of cells in the body and joints.

Simple Changes to Help You Stay in Your Home and Age in Place Safely

October 10th, 2019

Combat "Chemo Brain"

October 1st, 2019

Is Your Mouthwash Mitigating Some of the Health Benefits of Your Exercise?

September 24th, 2019