More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and one-third of American seniors die with the disease or another form of dementia. However, now there is real hope…
Are you wondering if raw veggies are the way to go for optimum health?
According to the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter, there’s new research showing a link between frequency of home-prepared lunches and dinners and risk of type 2 diabetes.
For many people food is inextricably linked to emotion, and in particular stress and depression. It’s common for people to reach for comfort foods such as macaroni and cheese, cookies and ice cream when the chips are down.
According to AARP, one in three adults of the age of 65 fall every year; with many sustaining serious injuries such as a broken hip or head trauma. Indeed, a bad fall can be a lifestyle game changer. Sadly, every year, more than 2.5 million older adults are treated for fall-related injuries in emergency departments, and upwards of 734,000 are hospitalized.
However, the specter has been raised that artificial sweeteners need more scrutiny, and clearly more research is needed on all the sweeteners existing in the marketplace today.”
Is sugar just as sweet despite a clever alias? Nutritional experts say absolutely, and point out that it’s important to know sugar’s different guises as we all need to be eating a whole lot less of it. These days it’s hard to find “sugar” listed on the sweet-tasting ingredient label. Instead, these secret sugar sources go under cover with different monikers. What’s more, there’s plenty of added sugar in foods that don’t even taste all that sweet.
Sadly, every year about 140,000 Americans die as a result of a stroke. What’s more, strokes are also the leading cause of serious long-term disability. You’ve likely heard how you can reduce your risk by controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol, losing excess weight, not smoking and getting regular exercise. However, researchers have discovered five other steps that may help reduce the risk of stroke.
Contrary to popular belief, dairy isn’t the only food that helps build strong bones. New research suggests there are other foods that can potentially slash your risk of osteoporosis by 50%.
Next time you pick up the phone to schedule lunch with a friend, rethink your plan. Instead of sitting, eating and chatting, you could be walking, breathing in nature and catching up with your buddy!