Kermit the Frog often laments that it’s not easy being green, but perhaps he hasn’t tried green tea yet. Any beverage as delicious and healthy as green tea makes it easy to be green! Read more
As we get older we get prescribed more medicines--it's just the way it goes. I remember my parents and grandparents placing severe pills beside each meal. In fact, there were so many different pills I bought them a compartmentalized pill box holder as a gift one Christmas. I never thought once about the danger of drug interactions…Read More
Clinical research trials suggest that dark chocolate and pure cocoa are as powerful as tea, red wine and berries in enhancing some aspects of heart health. Most of the health benefits from dark chocolate come from the potent antioxidant phytonutrients it contains, namely flavonoid compounds (a type of polyphenol), particularly procyanidins and epicatechin and several other nutrients including stimulants theobromine and caffeine. The flavonoid nutrients promote health by increasing the blood flow in arteries and the heart, lowering blood pressure, lowering LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, improving the health of endothelial cells, and improving blood sugar control...Read more
When life gives you lemons--why not squeeze out some of the health benefits? If you are anything like me, health over fifty began to see many challenges. Some ongoing aches led me to research natural remedies for pain. I came across the benefits of lemons and was quite impressed. Find out the health benefits of lemons...
Hot flashes can over take you in a matter of moments. What is a healthy way to fight back? READ MORE
Maybe exercise is not your thing. Well, it’s not mine either but people kept telling me it would make me feel healthier, and more energized…Read more
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Did you know that walking has multiple health benefits? You bet!
Many fears stem from popular misconceptions about aging. But the truth is that you are stronger and more resilient than you may realize. These tips can help you maintain your physical and emotional health and continue to thrive, whatever your age or circumstances. Read More