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Nutrition Needs For Elderly Resources

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Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

Taking Care of Yourself When You Become the Caregiver

As I sat across the cafe table from my dearest friend, Margie, I was struck by how tired and drawn she looked. This was the first time we had seen in each other in months. Before, we had made a point to meet for lunch or coffee once a week. Now that...  Read more

10 Natural Ways to Defy Your Age

Have you noticed that every magazine you pick up lately has advertisements for the many ways we can look younger than our chronological years?  There are ads for injections and creams to remove our wrinkles, surgery to zap away our fat, and hair...  Read more

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  Read more

I need motivation. I have been off sp for more tha
Updated 8/30/2015 11:48:00 AM

I need motivation. I have been off sp for more than a week and need to pick up where I stopped. I know I need to do this for me........  Read more

I need people to start calling me out when I slack
Updated 8/30/2015 10:01:41 AM

I need people to start calling me out when I slack on my diet. I REALLY need to get myself back on track, there's no way I can drop 40 pounds like this....  Read more

need a buddy not sure how to add? any ideas
Updated 8/30/2015 8:40:40 AM

need a buddy not sure how to add? any ideas...  Read more

Does being hypothyroid create a need for more Zinc
Updated 8/30/2015 3:57:49 PM

I have read that being hypothyroid is tied in with your Zinc consumption. So does that create more need for Zinc over the Daily recommended allowance?...  Read more

Need help getting my workout, running, watching wh
Updated 8/30/2015 3:54:31 AM

Need help getting my workout, running, watching what I eat MOJO back...  Read more

Track vitamins!!

Did you know that besides calories, carbs, fats and protein your Nutrition tracker can track almost ANY vitamin and mineral you consume? And when you are done tracking for the day your Nutrition Feedback Report will contain the info about these vitam...  Read more

Would you put sugar in your cars' gas tank?

Would you put sugar in your the gas tank of your car? No of course you wouldn't because you know it would cause your car to run inefficiently & eventually kill your engine. So why would you put junk into your own body? Food must be considered the fue...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Taste Test: Hot Sauce

With so much talk about hot sauce, we had to taste test all the popular varieties for ourselves. We got our mouths fired up for this spicy taste test. Find out who topped our list.It’s All About SodiumHot sauce is the new ketchup. Dab a little...  Read more

10 Summer Food Health Myths That Can Make You Sick

As temperatures rise, so do your chances of getting food poisoning. According to the USDA, the number of illnesses surge from May to September, when picnics and cookouts mean food is out in potentially dangerous temperatures. But even though disease-...  Read more