A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Our fitness journey also begins simply. No matter what type of exercise you plan to do, it should always begin with getting ready — preparing your body for the workout ahead. Although these exercises are designed for seniors, stretching is... ... read Fitness for All Ages: Stretching Exercises For Seniors
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A busy lifestyle most negatively affects two areas of our life: our eating habits and our sleeping habits. Unfortunately, what we eat may also affect how we sleep leading to even more problems sleeping!
What if changing your diet could help you get a better night’s sleep? Would you try it?
If you... ... read Eating for Sleep: How the Foods We Eat Affect Our Sleep and How to Fix it
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If you’re the parent of a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you know there is nothing you won’t do to help your child. Even families that are already following a treatment plan that includes medication, usually continue to actively seek alternative treatments... ... read Alternative Treatments for ADHD: The Feingold Diet
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Although diabetes touches millions of people in the United States and around the world, many people may not realize is that there are different types of diabetes.
How many types of diabetes are there? The answer is that there are three main types of diabetes mellitus.
... read Three Types of Diabetes – Yes, Three!
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For most guys, and this probably means you, the only time that yoga ever crosses your mind is when you walk past the studio in your gym where all of the thin, attractive women are twisting themselves into lithe positions. You may have gone one step further and consider joining the class just for the... ... read Yoga for Men: Building Muscle, Strength, Endurance
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Getting older doesn’t have to rob you of your independence or your carefree lifestyle. If you’re a baby boomer then— like it or not—you’re approaching “senior” status. As we age, it is important to know that the negative stereotypes about age and physical activity are... ... read 5 Aging Exercise Myths That are Old and Tired!
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Glaucoma is one of the biggest causes of blindness, affecting more than two million adults in the United States. People call it the sight thief for one reason: glaucoma can cause major damage to the eye even before the disease is even noticed.
Glaucoma comes in many forms, but the most common form... ... read Protect Against Glaucoma, the Sight Thief
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If you’re like me, then you’re exhausted by the time you get home from running around all day. Chances are you’re not thinking about hitting the gym to squeeze in a workout. Life is busy and for many of us it’s hard to find time for a trip to the gym. Unfortunately, being busy... ... read Everyday Activities that Count as Exercise
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If you’ve been following along in our series about low-carb diets, then you may have already decided that this is the new eating lifestyle for you. Changing your eating habits and choosing healthier foods isn’t always easy, but there are things you can do to make adjusting to a low-carb lifestyle... ... read Important Tips for Succeeding on a Low Carb Diet
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A natural chemical in bananas may help protect women against sexual transmission of HIV, U.S. researchers report.
In laboratory tests, they found that a lectin called BanLec was as potent as two current HIV drugs. Lectins — sugar-binding proteins found in plants — can identify and attach to foreign... ... read Bananas might protect women from HIV infection
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