How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems

By |2018-10-16T14:20:32+00:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, for [...]

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Brain-Boosting Power of Mint Leaves

By |2018-09-18T13:12:09+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

Brain Boosting Power of Mint Leaves Unfortunately, mint leaves are often considered little more than an ingredient used to spice up drinks or settle an upset stomach. In reality, though, the potent little mint herb offers an impressive array of [...]

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LASIK: Know the Rewards and the Risks

By |2018-09-18T13:19:33+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

LASIK: Know the Rewards and the Risks According to Market Scope, around 10 million Americans have had LASIK surgery since it was first approved by the FDA in 1999. Around 700,000 LASIK surgeries are done each year, but that’s down [...]

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30 Self-Care Tips: How to Avoid Sickness, Burnout, and Exhaustion

By |2018-08-11T19:10:36+00:00August 11th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

“Remember, you are your own best investment. Invest in yourself and your lifestyle. Quality of life is a key component in finding joy and maintaining self-confidence.” ~ Akiroq Brost Do you ever sacrifice your own well-being to take care of [...]

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The best way to prevent heart disease and depression is simple: just exercise

By |2018-09-30T20:09:19+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

The best way to prevent heart disease and depression is simple: just exercise Everyone understands how fitness benefits your body. But its benefits for your mind are gaining mainstream attention: more and more research indicates exercise protects against chronic stress, [...]

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White Pepper Benefits vs. Black Pepper Benefits: Same or Different?

By |2018-07-09T09:55:26+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

White Pepper Benefits vs. Black Pepper Benefits: Same or Different? Made from nearly ripe peppercorns that have had the skin removed, white pepper is rich in antioxidants and several important micronutrients, including manganese, fiber and iron. It’s also loaded with [...]

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The Complete Guide to Treating Chronic Inflammation Through Diet

By |2018-06-29T13:25:47+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

The Complete Guide to Treating Inflammation Through Diet Inflammation is our immune systems way of alerting our body to something wrong. While ‘Acute’ Inflammation – as a result of a cut, scrape and physical injury – is a normal part [...]

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Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Keep Your Brain Healthy

By |2018-06-29T13:29:50+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Keep Your Brain Healthy There’s no question that exercise is good for the body, and there is growing evidence that staying physically active can help slow the normal declines in brain function that [...]

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Improving Mental Health With Massage

By |2018-06-30T18:22:09+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Health Over 50|

Improving Mental Health With Massage Several research studies have indicated that massage therapy is responsible for reducing symptoms linked to mental health, anxiety, depression, stress and other health conditions. This happens because the therapy helps in reducing cortisol levels in [...]

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