Category Archives: Senior Health

Osteoporosis

A simple truth is that beyond middle age, our bones lose density. There’s no need to panic or to feel betrayed by this natural process. But whether you’re in your 20s, 60s or beyond, here’s a time tested way you can proactively maintain optimum bone health. This useful model for regarding osteoporosis, or a thinning… Continue Reading

Prevent Macular Degeneration with Diet

Here’s how to use a wide variety of brightly colored vegetables to keep your vision healthy. Macular degeneration—a leading cause of blindness—is preventable. Helping prevent macular degeneration (MD) is as near at hand as corn and collards. Lutein and zeaxanthin (ze.a.xan.thin), the two carotenoid pigments that color yellow and green produce, are the responsible antioxidants.… Continue Reading

Warming Foods

It’s fascinating and informing how some foods warm you up and others cool you down. In a heat-wave, it’s watermelon you want and not a hearty lamb stew. Here’s how to adjust your food choices and cooking styles to assure your thermal ease. This isn’t new information. In early Persian, Indian and Chinese literature, foods were… Continue Reading

Cherries–A Tasty Remedy for Aches and Pains

All cherries—sweet and sour—are a folk remedy for aches and pain. But recent medical research validates that sour cherries are superior to sweet varieties in their medicinal properties. This resonates with our common sense.  Sweeter fruits are higher in carbohydrates and, therefore, lower in micronutrients with pharmaceutically healing properties. Sour cherries provide highly effective pain… Continue Reading



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