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  • Summer Safety for Seniors

    Winter is long gone and it’s time to enjoy the sun. Keep in mind these tips on summer safety for seniors before you head outside.

    Summer is one of the best times of the year for seniors as they have less joint pain, a decreased risk of illness, and improved levels of vitamin D. However, a sunny day can quickly become problematic if you don’t prepare yourself for temperature and UV exposure. Let’s review the best summer safety tips for seniors.

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  • Blood Pressure: What Causes it and New Technologies

    Originally published on Health & Nature News Hypertension (aka “The Silent Killer”) is so named because it doesn’t give us any signs or symptoms to throw a red flag in front of us to tell us that something is wrong with our circulatory system. It is estimated that about one out of every four... View Post
  • Top 5 Drug-Free Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

    “You have elevated blood pressure,” your doctor announced. “You need to lower it, but I can’t give you a prescription.” Say what now? Unfortunately, this story is not unique. Almost 900 million people worldwide are living with hypertension today and 3.5 billion people have an elevated blood press... View Post
  • The Science of Dulse

    First Publish on Health & Nature News What is Dulse? Dulse, often referred to as Rhodymenia or Palmaria palmata, is a red alga of the Rhodophyta division that makes its home primarily along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts1. There are many variations of this particular alga which gives Dulse... View Post
  • Can Coffee Really Protect You from Alzheimer’s Disease?

    The global population of older adults is expected to increase by 17 percent by 2050, and this has medical professionals becoming concerned with the potential cost burden related to Alzheimer’s and dementia, two of the most common diseases in people above the age of 65. How prevalent is Alzheimer... View Post
  • 4 Health Foods You MUST Try

    If you’re hoping to take your health to new levels in the coming year, it’s important that you familiarize yourself with the best foods out there. Remember that seeing success in your journey isn’t just about counting calories or planning your macros. While those are both very important as far as... View Post
  • Goodness of the Sea

    Seaweed is the common name for the extensive variety of plants and algae that grow in the oceans, rivers, and lakes of our beloved Mother Earth. The fastest growing plants on the planet, these ’forests of the sea’ provide nearly seventy percent of the Earth’s oxygen. These sea forests are the nat... View Post