You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat Members of the San Francisco 49ers football team underwent an imaging test that measures body fat and muscle mass. Nick Bosa, the team’s defensive end, said the results from the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry test showed his body fat percentage was the lowest on the team. The 24-year-old Bosa credits his … Continue reading “You Are What You Eat”

Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory

Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory If older adults were asked to list their top 10 worries, there’s a good chance that memory loss would rank near the top of the list. After all, it’s possible to make a mistake when something you know doesn’t surface in the moment you need it. So, it’s no … Continue reading “Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory”

What’s Bad For Your Joints?

What’s Bad For Your Joints? Joints play a significant role in the human body and they break down as we age. However, there are bad habits we can break to protect our joints from causing pain, stiffness, and other discomforts. As we get older, the cartilage within our hips, knees and other joints breaks down … Continue reading “What’s Bad For Your Joints?”

Keep An Eye On Your Eye Health

Keep An Eye On Your Eye Health We routinely schedule an annual physical exam and a dental checkup as a way of managing our physical and dental health. What is just as important is maintaining our eyesight by getting an annual eye exam. By making eye care another priority, we may be able to preserve … Continue reading “Keep An Eye On Your Eye Health”

Improving Mood With Food

Improving Mood With Food Now that winter is here, it’s time to layer your clothing, bundle up in blankets, and find ways to boost your serotonin, a chemical considered key to preventing depression. The cloudy days, freezing temperatures, and lack of sun are all part of the winter season. So, it’s natural to feel blue … Continue reading “Improving Mood With Food”

Latest Coronavirus News

Latest Coronavirus News Public health authorities recently delivered some good news in the ongoing fight against coronavirus disease: The number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations dropped 53 percent, from January 15 to February 2. Unfortunately, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also reported COVID deaths are on the rise, averaging 2,404 … Continue reading “Latest Coronavirus News”

Slow Walking vs Fast Walking: A Cardiologist’s Verdict

Slow Walking vs Fast Walking: A Cardiologist’s Verdict Health and nutrition experts agree that walking is a good exercise that yields great health benefits. And, studies have supported those claims. But what has been debated over the years is which type of walking is the best: slow or fast. Some experts like Dr. Michael Weinrauch, … Continue reading “Slow Walking vs Fast Walking: A Cardiologist’s Verdict”

Long-Term Care Industry

Long-Term Care Industry Nearly two years after COVID-19 began spreading across the United States, the long-term care industry continues to feel the brutal impact from the pandemic. The industry had already been struggling financially and the pandemic only made matters worse. An analysis by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living … Continue reading “Long-Term Care Industry”