Juicing For Seniors

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In this day and age we know that our food is filled with chemicals, pesticides, fungicides, hormones, and antibiotics.  It is a wonder that our population is alive.  For this modern world to survive and thrive we know we need to eat whole, organic, unprocessed, steroid free, grass fed meats, and unrefined grains.  This applies to the senior population too.

Today, Americans do not eat enough…

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The Importance of Proper Nutrition for Seniors

The Importance of Proper Nutrition for Seniors

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Remember the saying, “You are what you eat?”  Seniors, and everyone else, should use that as a motto to follow when choosing what to eat.  For older adults, the benefits of proper nutrition includes higher energy levels, better mental acuteness, resistance to illnesses and better management of chronic health conditions.

Eating well as a senior is all about consuming adequate amounts of fresh and…

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The Artificial Sweetener Connection with Dementia/Alzheimer’s

The Artificial Sweetener Connection with Dementia/Alzheimer’s

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sugarIn recent months in the media there has been a lot of talk about “sugar”.  We know too much sugar can lead to obesity, which can lead to a whole host of illnesses, such as, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and cancer.  What about artificial sweeteners?  We know many people who are dieting or watching their calories prefer to use artificial sweeteners like saccharin, aspartame or Splenda…

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Fall Prevention and Dementia

Fall Prevention and Dementia

beauty   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults 65 and older fall every year and seniors go to the hospital five times more for fall-related injuries than any other causes.  Those with dementia have a 60 percent higher risk of falls.

Those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia have impaired judgment or an inability to express themselves. Take extra…

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