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Six Important Nutrients for Seniors

Six Important Nutrients for Seniors

It’s no secret that aging presents the body with various challenges, ranging from declining mental sharpness to thickening waistlines to increasingly stubborn aches and pains. As if seniors didn’t have enough to be concerned about, age also makes it more ...

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Why Nutrition Labels Might Get a Makeover

Why Nutrition Labels Might Get a Makeover

Virtually every product we purchase at the grocery store has one thing in common – a nutrition label. This isn’t a coincidence; the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 mandated that products carry labels with specific information, such as ...

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Seven Tips for Smarter (and Healthier) Snacking

Seven Tips for Smarter (and Healthier) Snacking

The word “snack” usually doesn’t bring to mind images of healthy and nutritious fare. Instead, this term is usually associated with junk food such as pretzels, chips, cookies and candy. In addition, many people snack on junk food several times ...

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Six Ways to Get Rid of Post-Holiday Weight

Six Ways to Get Rid of Post-Holiday Weight

The holidays are almost upon us, and you know what that means; lots of hours spent in stores buying gifts, traveling long distances to visit relatives and eating lots and lots of food. Of all of these traditions, the one ...

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Testosterone, Prostate Health and Men: Some Key Facts

Testosterone, Prostate Health and Men: Some Key Facts

When reading an article discussing health challenges facing men, there’s a good chance you’ll come across sections devoted to prostate health and testosterone. There are plenty of reasons as to why these issues garner so much attention; testosterone influences both ...

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Is Diet Soda All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Is Diet Soda All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

On the surface, it would seem that diet sodas offer an excellent alternative to regular soft drinks. In short, the “diet” label usually means that the soda contains no calories or sugar. These facts make diet soda a very appealing ...

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Fighting Inflammation through Diet

Fighting Inflammation through Diet

If you’ve ever suffered a cut or burn – which covers just about everyone – then your body has experienced inflammation. Under normal circumstances, this bodily reaction is nothing to be alarmed about. This type of inflammation, called acute inflammation, ...

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