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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

Metabolism Through the Ages

As a child, I thought of metabolism as some mysterious, magical thing that you were either born with or without. Watching the kids that seemed to live on ice cream and pizza without gaining an ounce, the adults would say, "I wish I had...  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

Hot day, achy joints. I need a nap. :-P
Updated 7/21/2016 2:41:12 PM

Hot day, achy joints. I need a nap. :-P...  Read more

Hi! I need help, I have a ton of muscle and I'm ju
Updated 7/21/2016 12:05:49 PM

Hi! I need help, I have a ton of muscle and I'm just trying to shed some belly fat, but I always gain weight in muscle. I'm very active because I have soccer twice a day (which is a lot of cardio) but I can't seem to lose the weight!...  Read more

Need to eat more protein, I'm a carb lover!!!#eatm
Updated 7/21/2016 11:06:16 AM

Need to eat more protein, I'm a carb lover!!!#eatmoreprotein...  Read more

I need to break the habit of watching the scale. I
Updated 7/21/2016 10:59:01 AM

I need to break the habit of watching the scale. I've stayed slightly under my calorie intake, drinking 92+ oz of water a day and walking at least a 1/2 hour a day and today when I weighed my self it showed that I gained 3 pounds 😕...  Read more

I feel I need to change up my exercise routine. I'
Updated 7/21/2016 11:17:29 AM

I feel I need to change up my exercise routine. I've hit a plateau and I need to shock my body. I don't have the money for weights right now. But I thought about doing the HIIT. We will see how that goes lol...  Read more

A SAFTEY TIP WHEN SHOPPING

WHEN I'M SHOPPING I HOOK THE CHILD SAFETY BELT THROUGH MY PURSE STRAP. IT'S A GREAT TIP FOR ANY WOMEN WHO DOESN'T NEED IT FOR A CHILD, ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY. BETTER SAFE THEN SORRY! LUV & HUGS CONNIE247220305...  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

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