Health Topics

  • Benefits of a (More) Plant-Based Diet for Seniors

    The benefits of a plant-based diet for seniors include increased weight loss, decreased inflammation, and a lower risk of disease. Here’s why you should try it. View Post
  • 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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  • Why Are Fats Important in Your Diet? The Benefits of Healthy Fats

    Why are fats important in a healthy diet? From hormone health to weight management, dietary fat plays several essential roles.

    Dietary fat has had a pendulum-like reputation for the last several decades. Once demonized as a leading cause of heart disease, dietary fat is now on the upswing, featured in promising medical research and meal prep programs such as the ketogenic diet.

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  • Boost Your Immune System with Exercise

    Looking for a safe and natural way to improve immune function? Learn how to boost your immune system with exercise.

    Everyone is in panic mode with the news of the spread of this new coronavirus (COVID-19). Experts agree that seniors and overweight individuals are the most at risk. While there is no cure, there is something you can do about it: boost your immune system. View Post
  • Seniors and Vitamin D Deficiency

    Did you know that seniors have one of the highest risks of vitamin D deficiency? Learn about vitamin D deficiency symptoms and what you can do to avoid it. View Post
  • Guide to Sarcopenia and How to Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss

    As you age, your body naturally begins to decline — there’s simply no way around it. As frustrating as it may be, your muscular frame isn’t made to last forever. 

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