There’s a very good chance you’ve heard the term “fad diet” at least a few times from various sources. Generally speaking, such dieting plans tend to have a less-than-stellar reputation. A 2017 study, conducted by multiple institutions, further dented the ...Read More »
Ten Common Health Problems Over Fifty
No one looks forward to getting older; not only does the body’s physical abilities start to erode, but certain health issues become increasingly likely. Listed below are ten health- related issues that frequently appear in those over fifty. Hypertension/High Blood ...Read More »
Want to Get Some Sleep? Avoid these Foods Before Bed
Many people have difficulty getting a proper amount of sleep. Believe it or not, this issue can often be at least partially blamed on late-night food choices. Listed below are some offerings that are best avoided before bedtime. Pizza: Who ...Read More »
Why it’s Not Impossible to Lose Weight after Fifty
Many adults find it highly difficult to lose weight once they enter middle age. This observation is actually backed up by scientific evidence – both men and women burn off significantly fewer calories in their fifties than in their younger ...Read More »
Identifying Your Body Type
Have you ever wondered why you just can’t seem to bulk up, or have nagging trouble shedding those extra 15 pounds? Despite eating healthier or adjusting their exercise regimen, many people find that achieving their ideal body weight remains an ...Read More »
How Older Drivers Can Drive Safe
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, your risk of being involved in a fatal automotive crash starts to increase after age 70. The reasons behind this pattern often involve deteriorating vision, coordination and reaction time. Despite these ...Read More »
Watch What You Eat: The Wrong Type of Plant-based Diets
It would appear that vegetarian diets represent a healthy alternative to modern American eating patterns. While this is often the case, there are notable exceptions; in fact, some plant-based diets may actually do more harm than good. A Wealth of ...Read More »
Keeping the Brain Young… with Exercise?
Generally speaking, people start to exercise for two reasons – to build up muscle mass, or to shed unwanted pounds. According to a 2016 study, physical activity might also prove useful for the minds of older adults. This research comes ...Read More »
Are Your Children Overeating?
Childhood obesity has increased dramatically over the last several decades – by latest count, over 17 percent percent of children aged six to eleven qualify as obese. This trend can largely be attributed to poor eating habits among young Americans. ...Read More »
A Surprise Benefit of Having Kids – Slower Aging?
At first glance, it might seem as if having multiple children could be quite taxing to the body’s health. Children require endless hours of care and supervision, particularly when they are young. But suppose that women with multiple offspring actually ...Read More »