Ever notice that some people’s golden years seem a bit more, well, golden? You’ve earned this time to invest in yourself and to live well. Good health means a great quality of life. Research suggests that adopting a few simple habits can help you live both longer — and better. Take a cue from these 10 things thriving healthy seniors do:
Here’s what shocking about American diets: They are probably worse than you think. We lead the world in sugar consumption and stink at eating enough fruits and vegetables. We also typically exceed the recommended intake levels of calories from solid fats, added sugars, refined grains, sodium and saturated fats, according to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.
In life, as with entertainment, sometimes the second act is even more thrilling than the first. Sarah “Paddy” Jones began dancing at age 2 ½, but gave it up at age 22 to get married and later raise four children.
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)
What are they?
You have probably heard of GMOs. You could be consuming one right now. Still, what exactly is a GMO?
Gardening is always in the list of top pastimes and for good reasons. Everyone loves to connect with nature and watch the fruits of their labor blossom into beautiful flowers and vegetables. Even children get joy from watching the plants grow and then eating the produce..
Diets are very trendy these days. Whether you want to lose weight or control the symptoms of a disease, there seems to be specialized products for anyone. People who suffer from diabetes have their specialized sugar free section. Now there is a new section for gluten-free products, but what exactly is gluten free and why should we eat gluten-free products?
Whether you spend the majority of your week commuting to and from work or spending time with children and grandchildren, living in the fast lane can create a toxic and busy schedule. Unaware that their lifestyle has been overrun by work and personal obligations, a vast majority of seniors end up sacrificing their health for the perceived greater rewards and satisfaction of whatever it is they indulge their time in. Here’s seven health tips that will help you balance a busy schedule with good health habits.
Everywhere you look, you see the term ‘detox diet’; it’s on the cover of popular magazines, on social media, and you even hear of celebrities using them to drop weight quickly for a new movie role or special appearance. Although they appear to be quite popular, do you really know what a detox diet is or how it can benefit your health? Let us take a quick look as to how these diets work and if you could benefit from one.