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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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Magnesium isn’t just another supplement at the drugstore. It is an absolutely vital mineral that plays a role in over 300 chemical functions in the body including regulating insulin levels, muscle contractions, and heart rhythm. After doing some research, I discovered the alarming statistic that over eighty percent of our population is deficient. Older adults …

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French women are known for their style, zest for life and the ability to indulge in creme filled pastries while maintaining an effortless physique. What’s their big secret? How about forgetting calorie counting, “forbidden” foods”, and hours slaving away at the gym. Dieting as we know is not always sustainable, and takes the enjoyment out …

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Staring at a wall of supplements in the drugstore can be overwhelming, to say the least. Which ones do you actually need? Do you choose a multivitamin, or should you take them separately? According to the National Institute on Aging, people over 50 may not be getting the key nutrients they need and may benefit …

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Coming home to piles of laundry, paperwork, and a sink of dirty dishes is anything but relaxing. Living in an environment of constant disarray while endlessly searching for misplaced items can contribute to chronic stress and anxiety. An article published by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, links clutter to feelings of hopelessness, and insomnia. …

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Any vegan or vegetarian will tell you that the number one question they’re asked is where they get their protein? It’s almost perplexing to some that getting adequate nutrition from a plant-based diet is even possible! Well balanced meals that forego the meat are actually proven to provide the nutrients necessary for energy and maintaining …

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When hosting a party, your goal should be to relax and enjoy your guests. The last thing you want to be doing is slaving in the kitchen while your friends are having all the fun! The secret to a successful event is planning ahead so can you be the star of your own show. Prepare …

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Many avoid the gym or yoga class not because they’re feeling unmotivated, or lack the desire to get fit, but sadly because they don’t feel like they fit in, or feel self-conscious. It’s not just women who feel intimidated by the size zero on the treadmill wearing designer workout apparel, but men too may think …

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