Diabetes management… 7 top considerations for seniors

Diabetes management… 7 top considerations for seniors

Diabetes is a serious disease affecting people of all ages. It requires special considerations for seniors and older adults. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that is caused by the pancreas not functioning properly. The pancreas produces insulin, that acts to break down the [Continue Reading]

Is plant-based meat a healthier choice? Tips to help you decide.

Is plant-based meat a healthier choice? Tips to help you decide.

Is all plant-based meat the same? Plant-based meat and burgers have been gaining in popularity. As a result, they are showing up on fast food and restaurant menus more and more. The Impossible Burger was the first to make headlines in 2016. Burger King debuted [Continue Reading]

Vitamin C Deficiency Symptoms May Include Muscle Loss in Older Adults.

Vitamin C Deficiency Symptoms May Include Muscle Loss in Older Adults.

What is the risk of a Vitamin C deficiency for you? We all need Vitamin C in our diets. Sixty percent of adults do not consume adequate amounts. Therefore, potentially leading to Vitamin C deficiency symptoms. Vitamin C is responsible for multiple aspects of our [Continue Reading]

Aronia Berries…the best of the superfoods, richest in antioxidants; flavonoids.

Aronia Berries…the best of the superfoods, richest in antioxidants; flavonoids.

Aronia berries or chokeberries are small dark berries in the Rosaceae family. They grow in wet areas or swamps and eaten raw, they have a very dry and bitter taste. The berries are native to and grown in the eastern part of North America. Initially, [Continue Reading]

What you should know about Anemia.

What you should know about Anemia.

Anemia itself is not an illness, but a symptom that is found in a variety of conditions. In other words, it is an indication there is an underlying problem. It means “lack of blood” and consequently results from a disruption in the way our bodies [Continue Reading]

Bone Health as we age: the roles of Calcium, Vit  D, and Exercise.

Bone Health as we age: the roles of Calcium, Vit D, and Exercise.

Bone health as we age… Why improving bone health as we age, is essential for minimizing the risk of fractures, and why Calcium and Vitamin D are so important. How exercise is a factor When a supplement may be needed. What you should know about [Continue Reading]