So you enjoy a glass of wine or two with dinner, the occasional cold beer with friends, or a fancy cocktail at social gatherings… But have you ever wondered how alcohol might affect your bone health? After all, research shows that once you hit age 40, you lose about 1% of your bone density a […]
When you open the medicine cabinet or kitchen cupboard of the typical senior, you’ll find a collection of daily vitamins and supplements. Over the past several years, the American vitamin and supplement industry has experienced steady growth. Much of that growth has been driven by products marketed to seniors. Manufacturers use labels like “silver” and […]
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Inflammation is your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick; it helps to defend your body and to also stimulate natural healing. Conversely, chronic inflammation can be harmful to your body and it is often linked to diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, or fibromyalgia. Little do many know, some […]
If you’ve ever wondered if organic food really is better for you, there’s a large new study with another answer. Researchers published their findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association in December 2018. The researchers followed 68,946 French adults for an average of 5 years each. They wanted to know if the adults […]
A healthy diet is as important during your twilight years as it is when you’re young. But if you’re like most of the aging population, you can’t eat like you once could. Your appetite might be less robust and your metabolism has probably slowed down some, which means that you’re more likely to gain weight […]