Balance is the key to good health for seniors

Balance Is The Key To Good Health For Seniors

Sue Sveum Fall Prevention Leave a Comment

  Balance is the buzzword heard round the world these days. Eat a balanced diet. Lead a balanced life. Balance your checkbook. (Oh wait – that’s what Quicken is for!). But most importantly – strengthen your muscles to improve your balance. Okay, so that last one wasn’t quite so catchy, but it really is one of the most important things …

Identity Theft

Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

Nancy LaFever Financial, Safety Tips Leave a Comment

The good news is seniors are embracing technology as studies are showing a significant increase in internet use by older adults. The bad news is because of this, seniors are becoming prime targets for online identity theft. According to the Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, (a reporting entity for the Federal Trade Commission), older adults 50 and above made up 47 …

Knowledge Is Power

Knowledge Is Power

Chuckie Snider Health Care, Health Conditions, Healthy Living Leave a Comment

No history of breast cancer in your family does not excuse you from getting checked regularly: according to BreastCancer.org, a startling 85 percent of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of it, and instead acquire the cancer by way of genetic — not inherited —mutations. Also, aside from lung cancer, breast cancer is the most fatal …

Cancer Prevention Grocery Guide

Your Cancer-Prevention Guide to the Grocery Store

Michelle Seitzer Cancer, Health Conditions, Healthy Living Leave a Comment

  From breakfast all the way through to your midnight snack, integrate the following nutrient-rich foods into your daily eating cycle to fight the disease that so many of us fear: cancer. Produce Aisle Veggies: Look for folate-rich foods such as Brussels Sprouts, asparagus, spinach, and romaine leaves, and members of the cabbage family —kale, turnip greens, broccoli, cauliflower, and …

Diet to prevent cancer

Diet to Prevent Cancer

Chuckie Snider Cancer, Healthy Living Leave a Comment

  Most doctors and nutritionists agree that diet plays a crucial part in our general health and well being. Furthermore, it is also generally accepted that the food we eat can also play an important part in combating diseases including cancer and cardiovascular disease – two of the modern world’s biggest killers. The following dietary tips will help you to …

diabetes

Lower Your Risk of Diabetes with These Five Foods

Chuckie Snider Diabetes, Healthy Living 2 Comments

  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 8.5 percent of the U.S. adult population has been diagnosed with diabetes.  The disease resulted in over 73,000 deaths in 2011, making it the seventh leading cause of death, per the CDC. Fortunately, you can reduce your risk of diabetes by making changes to your diet.  Here, learn about …