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Avocados Could Improve Your Cholesterol—and More

Not so long ago, avocados were a seasonal delicacy in most of the country, and when they were available, their high fat content scared away health-conscious consumers. With loosened import rules from Mexico, however, sales of Hass avocados (about 95% of the US market) have more than doubled in the

3. Choosing Healthy Heart-Brain Foods

The Need for Nutrient Density
Another concept emphasized in the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is nutrient density. You need to consume nutrient-dense foods and beverages to get enough of the nutrients you need without consuming too many calories. Aim to get as much nutritional “bang” for your caloric “bucks”

7. Sleep Hygiene and Sleep Strategies

What is Sleep Hygiene?
Sleep hygiene is the term specialists use for good habits that promote sleep. These include keeping regular hours, even on weekends and vacations, and going to bed at the same time and waking at the same time every day to keep your sleep schedule consistent. A nighttime

Get Fit in Less Time with Smarter Treadmill Workouts

The gym treadmill is one of the best fitness tools for seniors. Its handrails, smooth surface, inside environment, and versatility make it a safe and easy way for older adults to get their minimum 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week.

“Treadmills can target the key muscle groups that seniors need

Culinary Oils That Are Simply Striking

Something as small as a tablespoon or two of oil can have a big impact on your health. Flavorful oils like olive, flaxseed, canola, and coconut can jazz up all kinds of meals while serving up numerous benefits for seniors.
“These oils are an essential component of any well-rounded diet, and

NHAI RELEASES FREE BOOK OF EASY HEALTHY RECIPES

Just released! Get our latest free report in the form of an e-book entitled30 , “Easy, Healthy Recipes Your Family Will Love!” The book is a compilation of the best of the best – the winning recipes from our recent recipe contest.

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