Ann Lindemann

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Vitamin D3 Benefits: Not Just For Strong Bones Anymore

Depending on who you talk to, you may hear different opinions on taking vitamins. However, recent research indicates at least some of us, especially as we get older, may need more nutrition than our diet is providing. Certain vitamins may also help protect us from health concerns associated with aging. Take vitamin D3, for example, and its potential benefits related to type 2 diabetes.

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The Hangover Headache: Deconstructed | Taurine Headaches

By now you probably know all too well that a healthy lifestyle featuring daily exercise, plenty of sleep and a nutritious diet is key to top-of-your-game physical and mental health. But as the song goes “you’re only human” when faced with social situations where enjoying a cocktail (or two) is the norm.

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Bone Health Prescription: Weight-Bearing Exercise

We all know exercise is an important component of good health. But when it comes to bone health, not all exercise is created equal. Weight-bearing exercises are beneficial to preserve bone health and bone density. As you age, the structure and density of your bones is negatively affected, forming a weaker less mineral-dense bone.

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Beyond Diet And Exercise: Controlling Blood Sugar

According to the recently published National Diabetes Report, over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. That’s nearly 10% of the population. Perhaps more disconcerting is that nearly 30% of those folks go undiagnosed, unaware that they even have the disease. All told, adult type 2 diabetes accounts for 95% of all diagnosed cases of diabetes.

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Cartilage Health: New Discoveries About Old Joints

Should we exercise? Some would say “no.” Here’s their theory: the body – bones, muscles, organs – is built to withstand a predetermined number of hours of wear and tear. Once this limit is reached, part by part, the body fails. By speeding up the timetable with the stresses of exercise, we contribute to a shorter lifespan.

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