How to Live Longer and Enjoy It

Once upon a time, 100-year-old people appeared only in fairy tales. Now they’re living next door. We have achieved the time-honored goal: how to live longer, and enjoy the extra years. The second part of that statement, however, can be tricky. Celebrating one’s 100th birthday by working in the garden, then enjoying a leisurely meal with…

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Minerals

Everyone knows about vitamins– vitamin C, vitamin B-complex, vitamin E for good health. But what is so critical about minerals? Minerals are the stuff of this earth; they are present everywhere. So why should we be concerned about getting enough of certain minerals, either through diet or supplementation? Certain minerals are essential for strong bones…

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Aging and Women’s Health

Men and women are different, obviously. But it’s not just the external appearances. Some health issues that plague women are unknown to men, and vice versa. Now we can control and minimize sex-linked diseases that could make life miserable for some older women (and men). Women Health in 20’s For women, the difference starts with…

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Immune System As A Powerful and Invisible Shield.

Most of the time, we don’t get sick even though we are surrounded by dangerous disease-carrying organisms. It’s worthwhile, though, to think from time to time about how our bodies can boost the immune system and avoid not only nuisance diseases such as the common cold, but also major infections that might be life-threatening. There…

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Hormones and Women Health

Many women tend to be overwhelmed these days. Their role has gone from single-status motherhood to multiple responsibilities: caring for kids, working outside the home, managing the household and the finances . . . . No wonder women say stress -and its related symptoms – has increasingly taken over their lives. The syndrome often begins…

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Tips for Healthy Body

For good general health, a body needs to regulate input and output. That means monitoring what you eat– how much, what kind of foods, when you consume them– as well as sticking to a regular course of exercise. Here are some tried-and-true tips to help you stay fit and healthy:   Drink water mainly between…

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