1. Your Food Cravings Reveal the Nutrients Your Body Needs

    IDENTIFY YOUR CRAVINGS Craving potato chips or a piece of chocolate candy? A craving, even if you know the food you're longing for isn't good for you, can be a signal that your body is craving a particular nutrient contained in your food of choice. Here's a list of common cravings, and what your bod…Read More

  2. Why it’s not too late to take up exercise… even at 60!

    Older people benefit more from activity than those who are younger and reduce chance of heart failure by a fifth Those who start exercising in their 60s and 70s will see a marked improvement  20 minutes a day can reduce a 60-year-old's risk of heart failure by a fifth Short spells of light exercise…Read More

  3. THE ENERGIZER BODY- YOUR METABOLISM PLAN

    Written by Virginia Sole-Smith YOUR METABOLISM TUNE-UP PLAN “Unfortunately, there’s no spigot you can turn on to flush excess calories out of your fat stores” and speed up your metabolism, says Ronnett. But you can keep your metabolism stable—and maybe even give it a bit of a boost—by maki…Read More

  4. HEALTH BENEFITS OF WALKING FOR PEOPLE OVER AGE 50

    Walking is healthy. It’s a fact, backed up by research and people who are in the habit of walking. What’s surprising is just how powerful a medicine a daily or near-daily walk can be. New studies find new benefits all the time: preventing heart disease and diabetes, relieving back pain, reducing…Read More

  5. Challenges of Getting Exercise for Seniors

    For elderly people, getting exercise is easier said than done. Have you ever been frustrated by the well-meaning but clueless comments and suggestions by younger people who want to encourage you to exercise? Why don’t you just stay active? Don’t you think it would help if you worked out more? Co…Read More

  6. Why Exercise Isn’t Optional if You’re 55 or Older

    I have yet to meet someone who would decide to get old if given a choice. It’s a process that just happens over time, and it isn’t fair. However, we don’t make it any easier on ourselves. Our culture’s collective unwillingness to value and enrich aging creates a brutally unfair mindset for a…Read More

  7. Is Exercise for Seniors Only For People in Good Health?

    It doesn’t seem fair the way life sorts out the cards. With every year that goes by, it seems like I see this more distinctly. Here’s a woman over here who is in great health at 80 years of age. She still goes hiking, lives independently, and doesn’t seem to have any trouble staying fit. Here…Read More

  8. Get the Silver Surfers on Facebook

    Experts say using social media can help prevent decline in elderly’s health   From www.dailymail.co.uk – August 7, 1:08 PM Pensioners who spend time online do not feel as lonely as others their age, which could stunt deterioration of physical and mental health, according to the research. T…Read More