Today, researchers are discovering more and more information that indicates there is a link between poor nutrition and health problems. If you think about it, if poor nutrition contributes to things such as cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, then why wouldn’t proper nutrition contribute to good health? You may also wonder what good nutritionRead More →

As you age, one of the best things you can do is exercise. It allows you to maintain your mobility and reduces your risk of injury or falls. Unfortunately, as people age, they often become stiffer and less flexible, and that can make it more difficult to continue exercise routines established when aRead More →

Food poisoning is responsible for sickening up to 80 million people worldwide each year, and killing approximately one tenth of those infected. Food poisoning happens everywhere, but tends to occur more frequently at picnics, school cafeterias, and large social functions due to undercooked meats or because foods containing mayonnaise are unrefrigerated too long.Read More →

Food poisoning sickens almost 80 million people a year worldwide, and nearly one-tenth of those people affected die. It is usually caused by toxic organisms that include bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Whether or not you become sick after eating contaminated food depends on your age, your health, the organism, and the amount of contaminated foodRead More →

Adding muscle mass is most easily achieved in your 20s, 30s, and 40s because once you hit your 50s you start losing muscle. As you lose muscle, you also lose range of motion and are more likely to suffer from injuries and falls. However, you can reverse the process if you weight lift. Moreover,Read More →

People often wonder how to loss weight, and they think they just need to eat less and exercise more. However, if a person eats low-calorie meals and doesn’t worry about the nutrients, they may be sabatoging their weight loss plan. Certain nutrients help maintain optimum metabolism, and, without them, dietersRead More →

Calcium is needed by the body for a variety of reasons. It’s important to build strong bones and teeth and is needed for proper nerve function. Deficiencies in calcium can result in osteoporosis, poor blood clotting, and rickets. On the other hand, although it’s rare, over-retention can cause impaired kidney function, hypercalcemia,Read More →