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Exercise is a major health booster and essential for seniors who wish to lead a healthy life. Yes, it’s true that exercise is good for you whether you are 8 or 80, but at 80 you will realize the benefits it brings to you while when we are young, we hardly realize the need for …

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Technology is becoming a part of our everyday life whether we like it or not. As seniors, we may not wish to embrace this new concept, but what choice do we have. As the saying goes “we have to move with the times, or be left behind”. So, what should seniors do? Do we embrace …

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Salads Fit For A Meal

Including salads into my daily rotation is a necessity, and getting in the kitchen to build my masterpiece is something I truly enjoy. I’m not talking about a side salad of watery iceberg lettuce and some tomato, but a hearty meal sized creation filled with healthy fats, protein, and veggies. Virtually any leafy green can …

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When you retire, the world is open to you to do many things; things you never thought you would have the time for, or the freedom to do. Now that you are retired, are you finding home life a tad boring and dull? If so, consider taking up a good hobby. Yes, it can be …

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Juicing is much more than a health craze. It’s a way of infusing the body with a wealth of nutrients without taking a handful of supplements. It is also an easy way to get our recommended 9 + servings each day which, to be honest, can be difficult sometimes. Fruits and vegetables are most beneficial …

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We’re programmed to fall in love with those soft eyes, and wagging tails. There’s nothing like the companionship, and affection we get from our animals. For many of us, they are our children wrapped in a fur coat. So you’re ready to welcome a dog or a cat into your heart and have to make …

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Our adrenals are the little triangular shaped glands above the kidneys responsible for giving us those bursts of energy and provide the adrenaline needed to handle life’s challenges. I like to think of them as my army back up when I’m dealing with a situation that requires to me to be energized, and on my …

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Known as the sunshine supplement, vitamin D3 is getting a lot more attention especially for folks over 50. It’s usually calcium that gets the acclaim for its bone-building benefits, but D3 is becoming recognized for its ability to not just strengthen bones, but reduce inflammation and treat autoimmune disorders. Vitamin D3 is obtained through sun …

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Putting greens such as spinach in a blender with fruit may sound less than appealing but it’s pretty surprising how undetectable they are! It’s a great way to sneak in a healthy dose of vitamin A, C, K along with iron and other minerals. Green smoothies are perfect for breakfast, lunch or anytime for that …

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What in the world is a Far Infrared Sauna anyway, and (why) should I want one?    As I understand it, 80% of the sun’s rays are infrared and those incidentally are not the rays that burn you (it is UV rays that cause sunburn).  Far Infrared rays penetrate your skin and provide heat to your …

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