What’s in a Name: The Meaning of Food Labels

I wrote a blog not too long ago, Understanding Food Labels: A Matter of Life and Health, and in my blog, I discussed the importance of reading and understanding the nutritional labels placed on our foods and drinks. I was recently asked about food labels and I thought this would be a great time toContinue reading “What’s in a Name: The Meaning of Food Labels”

All You Need to Know About Salmon and Its Health Benefits

I recently started eating salmon and I find that I truly enjoy this delicious seafood. As I started purchasing and preparing my salmon, I realized there are many things that I did not know about it. I always heard that salmon was good for you, but why? What are the benefits of eating salmon? IContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Salmon and Its Health Benefits”

The Importance of Dental Health for Adults

More than 1 in 4 (26%) adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay. Nearly half (46%) of all adults aged 30 years or older show signs of gum disease; severe gum disease affects about 9% of adults. Oral cancers are most common in older adults, particularly in people older than 55 years whoContinue reading “The Importance of Dental Health for Adults”

The Heart Health Benefits of Coffee

People consume coffee mostly to battle with the laziness of early morning or afternoon fatigue. However, it’s hard to imagine a day without coffee. It’s a gift from heaven. Caffeine perks you up and several antioxidants make you healthy and refresh you within minutes. Coffee is the most popular beverage but is drinking coffee goodContinue reading “The Heart Health Benefits of Coffee”

Why Water Is So Important to the Health of Your Aging Body

People seem to carry water bottles everywhere they go to remain hydrated. When your water intake is less than your water output, you become dehydrated. However, dehydration is a common problem in a warmer climate, during strenuous exercises, high altitudes, and with older adults. Dehydration is a severe condition leading to heat stokes, sudden death,Continue reading “Why Water Is So Important to the Health of Your Aging Body”

The 5 Health Benefits of Golf for Adults Aged 50 and Over

Golf is a timeless game with lots of benefits for those of us over the age of 50. It’s an ageless game not only great for social and health benefits but also mental peace. Most adults or retirees should start playing golf for exercise and fun as it’s a great outlet. It’s a way toContinue reading “The 5 Health Benefits of Golf for Adults Aged 50 and Over”

Learn 3 Important Benefits of Meditation That Will Change Your Life

Meditation has become a common practice, especially among older adults. The main reason is mental health issues like stress, anxiety, and depression, which are common among those over the age of 40. People need a quick way to keep themselves centered with inner peace besides maintaining physical health. That is why many will try differentContinue reading “Learn 3 Important Benefits of Meditation That Will Change Your Life”

Learn How Stress and Anxiety Are Killing Your Health

Are you late for work or an important meeting because you are sitting in traffic and continuously checking the time? This scenario will shoot your entire day and affect your stress hormones. The effects of stress and anxiety and their impact on your health can be dangerous for you.  The effects of stress and anxiety may damageContinue reading “Learn How Stress and Anxiety Are Killing Your Health”

The Importance of Sleep for Better Health

Are you a night owl like me but also have to wake up early to get your day going resulting in the infamous ‘5 more minutes’ being your daily morning mantra? Well, this article is just for you. I used to work late hours, being awake all night and then dragging myself around in theContinue reading “The Importance of Sleep for Better Health”

Benefits of Steaming Vegetables for Improved Health and Wellness

Ok, so this may not be the sexiest topic, but vegetables are a vital part of health and wellness. You will not find a better source for the body’s requirement for vitamins and minerals than fruits and vegetables. Vegetables not only offer a rich source of nutrients, but they come in a variety of colorsContinue reading “Benefits of Steaming Vegetables for Improved Health and Wellness”