Want to Improve Your Health Past 60? Take a Cruise!

Did you just do a double take after reading this title? If you did, it would be totally understandable.

Let’s Get Hip to Proper Supplementation and Avoid Hip Fractures

Learning what nutrients you need and the amounts can be overwhelming and confusing. To give you some basics, there are six essential nutrients you need to stay healthy. These nutrients are water, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals. In addition, there are 16 essential minerals and 13 essential vitamins we all need for our bodies to function properly and stay healthy.

Four Blood Pressure-Lowering Beverages for Summer

I frequently take my own blood pressure readings at home, because I am getting older and I have a family history of hypertension. If you have high blood pressure (hypertension), which half of all adults in the United States do (according to the American Heart Association), monitoring your blood pressure at home is a great way to be proactive about lowering your blood pressure if you need to. If you know where you stand, that’s half the battle.

Exercise May Help You Overcome Fertility Issues

It can be a physically and emotionally taxing as well as an expensive journey for women who are struggling with infertility and doing everything in their power to get pregnant. I’m talking about women who choose the route of undergoing fertility treatments.

Chlorine Does Not Kill This Resilient Parasite That May Be Lurking in Your Pool

There may be something in your swimming pool. And I’m not talking about inflatable pool toys and floats. It may be a parasite called Cryptosporidium. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report warning people about Cryptosporidiosis outbreaks.

Looks Like When We Eat Is Just as Important as What We Eat

There is an old adage that you should follow: “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.”

Child Gets Sepsis After Minor Fall. Learn How You Can Be Proactive

Kids fall down and get bumps, scrapes and bruises all the time. And it’s usually no big deal. But one mother in the United Kingdom recently had the scare of her life when her eight-year-old son developed sepsis after what seemed like a harmless fall at the zoo.

Prickly Pear Juice May Be the Perfect Summer Beverage

For most of us, cactus may not be a staple food in our diets. Some people may not know that cactus is even edible. But it is!

5 Reasons You May Want to Get Familiar with Rhubarb

In random news, this Saturday in Duluth, MN people will be celebrating everything rhubarb. I don’t know much about rhubarb other than the fact that the stalks resemble red celery and people sometimes eat rhubarb pie. So naturally I became very curious about it.

Do Older Adults Need More Protein?

Kids fall down and get bumps, scrapes and bruises all the time, and it’s usually no big deal. But one mother in the United Kingdom recently had the scare of her life when her eight-year-old son developed sepsis after what seemed like a harmless fall at the zoo.

Fruits & Veggies Will Help Keep Dementia Away

The average life expectancy for an American is 78.6 years. And if we are proactive about our health, many of us may live long enough to reach our nineties and even make it to 100! Take, for example these celebrities.

Bananas Aren’t Always Yellow. Let’s Talk About Red Bananas

If I asked you what color bananas are, you’d probably look at me like I’m crazy and say, “yellow.”

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