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4 Ways To Battle Bone Aging

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4 Ways To Battle Bone Aging

Contrary to popular belief, dairy isn’t the only food that helps build strong bones. New research suggests there are other foods that can potentially slash your risk of osteoporosis by 50%.

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Black Bean Burritos

Black Bean Burritos

Whether you are a vegetarian or simply want to try swapping out a meat-centered meal for a healthier alternative, this recipe is an easy weeknight dinner solution. When it comes to inexpensive plant protein that’s rich in fiber and antioxidants, one needs to look no further than beans. Try wrapping these seasoned black beans in a whole-wheat flour tortilla with a little cheese, yogurt and lots fresh garnished. The tasty bean mixture can be refrigerated for up to 2 days and reheated to make subsequent meals. Ingredients 2 tsp canola oil 1 cup onion (chopped) 2 tbsp Jalapeno pepper, minced...

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Niacin: A Comeback for the Happy Cholesterol Vitamin

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Niacin: A Comeback for the Happy Cholesterol Vitamin

Cholesterol. Do you associate the word with poor health? Not surprising when you consider the pervasive advertising for an ever-growing list of drugs developed to reduce its levels in our blood. What may surprise you?

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“MIND” your diet for better brain aging

“MIND” your diet for better brain aging

Does a healthy eating pattern preserve brain function with aging? An important new study hopes to provide clues. As June is Alzheimer’s and brain health awareness month, we couldn’t think of a better time to explore some exciting new research that was featured in a recent Tufts University newsletter article. Currently available medical treatments for age-related cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease have had limited success. Adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle has been among the most consistent recommendations to maintain brain health over the long term. Some studies have linked an overall healthy dietary pattern to less chance of experiencing...

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3 daily habits that drain your energy

3 daily habits that drain your energy

Do you feel drained before your day even kicks in? According to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum of Good Health magazine, there are three common habits that may be contributing to your waning energy supply. 1. You “check in” before you turn in Research shows that staring at the cool blue and white glow of phones, tablets, and laptops, actually lowers the body’s production of melatonin, a sleep-regulating hormone. To combat this, Dr. Teitelbaum says ditch all devices for at least one hour before bedtime. You can still read a real book or magazine, but scrap the electronics, your dream life will...

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