Keeping A Healthy Heart

We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for us, but did you know that eating them is the best way to keep your heart healthy? Two Chinese studies followed the diets of 140,000 people for approximately 5 and 10 years. The data showed that those who ate the most...

The Nutritional Value of Corn

Corn can be classified as either a vegetable or a grain. Kernels of corn, on or off the cob, are vegetables. But popcorn and the processed corn used to make corn muffins and cereals are grains. Research shows that it has more health-promoting antioxidants than wheat,...

Food Hardship in the U.S.

Many Struggle with Hunger Despite the official declaration that the recession is over, most of us haven’t seen it yet. In fact, the number of people over the age of 65 who live in poverty doubled in just one year. How many of you struggled with hunger last year?...

Easy Ways Older Adults Can Stay Healthy

Staying Healthy 1. Improve vision with perceptual training. Just one hour per day of perceptual training may improve vision. Perceptual training helps your brain quickly recognize what your eyes see. Many exercises can be downloaded online. Here are a few:  Visual...

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