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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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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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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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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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October through December is the open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries. This is the time to decide whether to remain paying the Medicare premium for primary coverage, add a secondary supplement, or sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan. The choices can be confusing, and often plans don’t spell it out in a way that’s …

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Walking through your grocery store you may have noticed alternatives to the usual rice and barley selection. Going against the grain has become more common whether it’s to adopt a gluten-free lifestyle, or just wanting a more healthful option. The interesting thing about these “ancient grains” or sometimes called “pseudo-grains,” is they aren’t actually grains …

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A “Superfood” is not always an expensive supplement or extract. Nature has provided a bounty of colorful fruits and vegetables that are true nutritional superstars. While there are so many options to choose from, I’ve narrowed them down my favorites. It can be exciting to shop your local produce department and choose what looks beautiful …

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