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Experts are now predicting that the number of centenarians — (people who live to be at least 100 years old) — will continue to rise in the coming years.  Of course, genetics play a large role in healthy aging, as well as physical activity, social support and geographic environment. Petersen Sisters – 101 Years ofContinue reading “WILL YOU LIVE BEYOND 100?       “

5 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Human Body

The human body is a complex structure of interconnected systems and vital organs that work day in and day out to fulfill the functions necessary for everyday living. Here a 5 facts you may not know: Fact No. 1: Your gut is the only organ with its own independent nervous system.  Your gastrointestinal system (commonlyContinue reading “5 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Human Body”


Given the typical choices available in markets, which vegetables shouldyou eat to obtain the widest range of healthy vitamins, nutrients, and fiber?My recommendation is simple: eat all of the colors of the rainbow.”These colors signal the presence of diverse phytochemicals andphytonutrients, which are beneficial substances produced by plants. Peoplewho eat diets rich in phytonutrients haveContinue reading “ADDING COLOR TO YOUR DIET”

Eating Healthy to Live Longer

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is essential for living a long and healthy life. Research shows that certain foods can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer, as well as improve physical and mental health. Here are some tips for eating healthier and living longer: Consume Fruits & VegetablesContinue reading “Eating Healthy to Live Longer”

Eating the Rainbow Can Heal your Body

Eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables can provide a range of health benefits for your body. The different colors in these foods are due to the presence of various phytonutrients, which are natural compounds that can help protect against disease. For example, red foods like tomatoes and watermelon contain lycopene, which has beenContinue reading “Eating the Rainbow Can Heal your Body”

Is There Such Thing as Too Much Coffee?

Yes, there is such a thing as too much coffee!If you can’t start your morning without a jolt of caffeine, you’re not alone. More than 60 percent of Americans drink coffee every day, the National Coffee Association says.That cup of java doesn’t just wake you up. No, It actually helps. Low to moderate doses ofContinue reading “Is There Such Thing as Too Much Coffee?”

Health Benefits of White Vinegar

White vinegar is a common household staple that many have sitting in their kitchen cabinets. Not only is it widely available and budget-friendly, but white vinegar is also incredibly versatile and can be used to kill weeds, tenderize meat, disinfect surfaces, pickle foods and more. What’s more, studies show that vinegar may offer some seriousContinue reading “Health Benefits of White Vinegar”

How to Maintain Good Nutrition as You Get Older

As we get older, nutrition becomes even more important. Our bodies change and require different types of nutrients in order to stay healthy and well-nourished. Getting older can bring on its own set of challenges, but by understanding the role of nutrition in our lives, we can take steps to ensure that we maintain goodContinue reading “How to Maintain Good Nutrition as You Get Older”

Pros and Cons of Alternative Medicine

Advances in the medical research field have allowed new and different forms of medical treatment to become an option for patients. One of these new ‘types’ of medicine is alternative medicine. Like all medical treatments though, it is not for everyone and has both advantages and disadvantages. A basic principle behind many kinds of alternativeContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Alternative Medicine”

Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric, once a simple household spice, has become a household name for another purpose: its incredible range of health benefits. Anti-inflammation is probably the most commonly noted health benefit of turmeric. Curcumin, the main component in turmeric, is responsible for much of this spice’s healing power, including its anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation is the root causeContinue reading “Benefits of Turmeric”