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Newest Guidelines for High Blood Pressure

Many people have high blood pressure and don’t know it. It is a silent disease that kills many people each year. Regular checkups with your doctor can keep you on top of this silent killer and most people can control high blood pressure with medication, diet and exercise. For the first time in a while the

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Exercise and Older Adults

In adults over 50, it is vital to maintain an active lifestyle. Sometimes we get so busy with life that we forget to take care of ourselves, but most of us are empty nesters now and we don’t have the excuse of running kids everywhere. It is now time to focus on ourselves. Below is

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5 Things Nutritionists Want You to Know

Dietary patterns are more important than specific foods According to Tufts Professor Alice Lichtenstein, we need to stop thinking of foods in isolation. People need help to put together a healthy dietary pattern. Look at the whole picture at once. A healthy dietary pattern can and should taste good. According to her report, a “healthy

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Strength Training and Why You Need It

Why Strength Training is Important Everyone knows the importance of an all inclusive, balanced approach to health and fitness. Some kind of conditioning exercise (cardio) is essential. Eating healthy is a must.  Getting enough rest and quality sleep is vital. People are also emphasizing stretching. But strength training? Why Should You Strength Train? Get stronger

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Feeding Your Brain

Feeding Your Brain According to recent research there are key, diet-based strategies to help keep your brain sharp as we age. Scientific evidence suggests that what you eat plays an important role in learning and memory as you age. There are 5 steps you can take to protect your brain. Pack in phytonutrients. Whole, plant

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