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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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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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All that glitters may not be gold, but have you tried Moroccan argan oil? I came across what I consider a magical beauty potion a few years ago while watching a skin care demonstration and was instantly intrigued. As the woman held up the tiny bottle of golden liquid touting its benefits as an anti …

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As we transition into fall and winter, it’s the perfect time to take inventory of our health. Cooler weather and the impending holiday season brings with it annual flu shot reminders. Older adults with compromised immunity are particularly susceptible, especially with the grandkids back in school, and a busier social calendar. Seniors with existing respiratory …

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It’s encouraged to spend time soaking up some good old vitamin D but take precautions before heading outside. Aging skin loses elasticity making it more sensitive to UVA and UVB rays. People think there’s no danger as long as they avoid sunburn, but according to the American Cancer Society, they are still at risk for …

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Your skin is the first thing people see. It is a reflection of what is happening inside your body and speaks volumes about your overall health. Toxins and impurities are excreted through the skin which can be difficult if it can’t “breathe.” As we get older the rate in which our skin cells renew slows …

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Before I delve into the wonder that is coconut oil, I will start with the science. Considered a “healthy fat,” coconut oil is high in lauric acid which can help lower bad cholesterol or LDL. Yes, it’s high in saturated fat, but it’s composed of medium chain triglycerides that the body can readily convert to …

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