Tag: senior health

Energy-Boosting Foods: A Meal-by-Meal Approach

Energy-Boosting Foods: A Meal-by-Meal Approach

Never mind gimmicky energy drinks and protein concoctions claiming to infuse your body with bursts of energy. Instead, make sure your pantry and refrigerator are filled with the right kinds of foods—foods that give energy naturally.

In considering energy-boosting foods, start with smart carbohydrates. Carbs have been given

From the Editor: Stay Safe in the Winter Chill

The New Year may bring freezing temperatures for many of us, but while senior health is particularly vulnerable in cold weather, a little advance preparation can help preserve your wellbeing and comfort. For example, if you haven’t already had your flu shot, schedule it as soon as possible. I make

The Bright Side of Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

Most people tend to walk past the dark green leafy vegetables at the grocery store. After all, what can you do with them? But seniors should stock up on these vibrant and vitamin-rich foods.

“Research has shown that dark green leafy vegetables may provide some of the best benefits for an

From the Editor: Boosting Your Immune System

One of this month’s newsbriefs reports some good news in senior health trends. The America’s Health Rankings Senior Report reveals a drop in preventable hospitalizations, hospitalizations for hip fracture, and hospital deaths among seniors, as well as a rise in seniors reporting very good or excellent health. While there are

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