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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 more fiber in my diet
Updated 2/27/2015 8:42:33 PM

I've been doing some research and have come to the realization that I need more fiber in my diet. I'm trying to exercise more and eat less but I am hungry all the time. When I'm hungry I crave carbs in a big way. Does anyone have any suggestions to s...  Read more

Ok I need help. I've been tryin to stick to my pro
Updated 2/27/2015 8:31:24 AM

Ok I need help. I've been tryin to stick to my program but I keep givin in at the end of the day. I haven't worked out lately. I'm helping care for a fam member but I don't wanna make that my excuse. Please help! :(...  Read more

Sounds just like me! I need to lose about 110. Tak
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Sounds just like me! I need to lose about 110. Take it slow at first.You need to see how your body reacts. I tried to push one day and then couldn't exercise for 2 because I wore myself out (did 3 mi on the elliptical). Look for low impact exercise...  Read more

Good cause I sure need the help!:) So how can we s
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Good cause I sure need the help!:) So how can we start helping each other out of this mess and food addiction?...  Read more

Don't believe all the nutrition advice you read on
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Don't believe all the nutrition advice you read on Pinterest. A lot of it is hype. If a claim (like zero-calorie foods) hasn't been scientifically proven true, I assume it's false. Hasn't steered me wrong yet....  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