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An assembly of nutrition, fitness and lifestyle resources

to keep seniors actively engaged.

 

  • Mozart as Medicine We’ve been playing music since the Paleolithic Era, 40,000 years ago. Music as therapy has been documented since at least biblical times. The first music therapy experiment was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1914. As to why he placed a phonograph in the operating room as his patients lay fully conscious and awake during ...
  • Boost Energy and Build New Strength Contrary to popular belief, we’ve already found the secret to youth. While it’s not broadcast on TV or trending on social media, the answer is simple: Exercise! No creams, procedures, (or wishful thinking), can do for your body what a good workout does. Living the life you want starts from changing your health from the the inside ...
  • Sweat With Soul – Raise the Bar When you put your honest effort, your pain and your purpose into something, you won’t just sweat… you will sweat with soul. These messages are straight from the heart and I hope they resonate with your heart. Change starts from within, so if you want transformation in your fitness, your career or your relationships… then turn ...
  • Can Oatmeal Reverse Heart Disease? Fiber continues to be singled out as a nutrient of public health concern. We’re getting only about half the minimum recommended intake on average. There is a fiber gap in America. Less than 3 percent meet the recommended minimum. This means that less than 3 percent of all Americans eat enough whole plant foods, the ...
  • Reasons To Be Cheerful The many, and sometimes surprising, ways that exercise is good for you If knowledge is power, then 78 percent of people over 50 say they are empowered with the knowledge that exercise is the key to healthy aging. Yet fewer than 30 percent of all Americans invest a minimum of 30 minutes a day in their ...
  • How Much Water Should We Drink Everyday? More than 2000 years ago Hippocrates (460–377 BCE) said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” What does that mean when it comes to water? Water has been described as a neglected, unappreciated, ...
  • Bringing Calmness to Any Situation Silence is a source of great strength.   ~Lao Tzu In the Standford University publication, “Compassion’s Curative Power,” Emma Seppala, PhD and associate director of Stanford School of Medicine’s The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), shares that most of us are “wired for empathy,” and states: “Whenever we look at or interact with others, parts of ...
  • 5 Superfoods That Add Protein And Fiber To Your Favorite Dip Whether you are entertaining guests, tailgating, watching your favorite sports team at home or just needing a bite in between meals, chips and dip are a go-to snack for many. The problem for your waistline is the store-bought dips can be laden with additives like sodium and sugar, and low on the good stuff like protein ...
  • 4 Things You Must Do To Keep Fit What’s Your Fitness Category? When I think about fitness I like to divide people into four categories.  This gives me an idea of where people are now and how we would like them to progress. Frail Independent Fit Elite Fitness Most of us do not live in frailty but are independent.  Independent people are capable of doing all their daily living activities of ...
  • On-The-Go Snacks That Have More Protein Than A Hard Boiled Egg The glorious egg is a food many people associate with protein… at the least the egg whites. A whole egg, with the whites and the yolk, has 6 grams of protein. Not bad for a little snack. But eggs are not the only protein rich food in town and I want to show you 5 portable ...