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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 am at 140lbs and need to lose it, I used to be 1
Updated 7/3/2015 6:05:24 PM

I am at 140lbs and need to lose it, I used to be 115lbs and I used to feel a whole lot better. I am vegetarian (but no egg and very little dairy) and I have knee issues and athsma so I find it hard to workout. HELP!...  Read more

Hello. My name is Mary and I need to lose at least
Updated 7/3/2015 8:33:19 AM

Hello. My name is Mary and I need to lose at least 75. 220 today at the dr. Not good. Many health issues but most ate manageable. Goal for today. Water, walking, stretching and healthy eating 90%.any buddies welcome or encouragement. Have a great...  Read more

I would love to help :) I need help in the motivat
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I would love to help :) I need help in the motivation department too. I was sick and on meds that made me gain quite a bit of weight that I have to lose. Easy gain hard to lose....  Read more

Always need a some that extra boost of help too :)
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Always need a some that extra boost of help too :)...  Read more

Does anyone living in Milwaukee know the nutrition
Updated 7/2/2015 5:15:24 PM

Does anyone living in Milwaukee know the nutritional information of a Kopps hamburger wo mayonnaise and cheese?...  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

Life Lessons from Those Who Have Lived It

When I was in college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life.  I chose to major in business only after ruling out a bunch of other things.  After graduation I went to work in corporate America, and quickly discovered that it just w...  Read more