June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, designed to bring attention to the wonderful health benefits of daily produce consumption. And, with many fruits and vegetables available practically year-round, it’s very convenient to indulge in fresh produce. The American Heart Association recommends adults consume eight or more servings of fruits and vegetables every day, […]
4 More Ways to Cut Carbs and Stay Satisfied
It becomes more important with each passing year for you to take control of your health and really invest in your diet and exercise routine. As you age paying attention to what you eat, how much you eat, and how often can have a great effect on your health. With certain swaps, additions and deductions […]
5 Reasons to Eat Your Lentils
Lentils are one of the first foods to have ever been cultivated and date back to over 8000 years. They’ve been discovered in multiple archaeological sites in Central Asia and the Middle East. Since the spreading of their seeds, lentils have become a staple and traditionally eaten with wheat, barley or rice. In India, lentils […]
What Does a Normal Weight Mean for the Mature Adult?
Once we get older, it’s equally important to maintain a normal weight, just as we used to do during our early years. Obesity, combined with age-related transformations, can significantly increase susceptibility to disease and may even affect our longevity. A decreased metabolic rate makes weight loss more difficult at a mature age, which is another reason […]