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March Is National Nutrition Month, Time To Eat Right

March is designated as National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates this every year. The focus of the Academy as well as the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is to encourage the public to eat the right foods. They are promoting two objectives: Eat nutritious foods to maintain good health To reduce…

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Simple Strategies Seniors Can Use To Stay Healthy

There are simple strategies that we seniors should employ in order to maintain our health. As we age, it’s more important than ever to do our best to stay healthy. As Benjamin Franklin wisely said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Here are a few suggestions that will help you stay…

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Obesity In The United States Is At Epidemic Levels

.Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States. The statistics are more than alarming. In fact, nearly 50 percent of American adults will be obese by the year 2030, and about 25 percent will be severely obese, carrying about 100 pounds of extra weight.   These latest statistics were just published in the New…

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Recalls Its Blood Pressure Medications

Torrent Pharmaceuticals announced that it is expanding its recall of blood pressure medications after more testing revealed trace amounts of a known human carcinogen.   The recall is voluntary, said the company. Yesterday, it added five lots of the generic drug losartan to an April recall of more than 100 lots of the same medications.…

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Belly Fat Can Give You Serious Health Problems, Remove It!

Belly fat, unlike fat located anywhere else on your body, should greatly concern you. The reason for concern is its proximity to major organs in your midsection.   Located in the abdominal cavity, belly fat is linked to several major health problems.  It’s linked to an increased risk for metabolic diseases, including insulin resistance, high…

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Millions of Seniors Aged 60+ Starving In America, Study Says

Millions of seniors, aged 60 and older, are starving in America, a recent study reports. What? Unbelievable! Probably Fake News, you say.   Unfortunately, according to Feeding America this is true. Feeding America is a hunger-relief organization that operates a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries nationwide.   They found that nearly…

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Stroke Rehabilitation

High blood pressure, High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Smoking and Obesity The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that more than 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year and for about 610,000 of them this is their first stroke. Strokes kill about 140,000 Americans every year, which is 1 in every 20 deaths. About 87%…

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