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Senior Fitness — Easier than You Think
The exercise needed to keep seniors mobile and independent can be accomplished by doing daily household chores, gardening,or taking a walk.
When Gaining is Good
Gaining weight as you age can help you live longer. Your initial weight matters, of course, and that's bad news for certain young adults.
When Gum Disease is Not a Dental Problem
Bleeding gums are not only or always a dental issue. They can be a sign of a vitamin deficiency that only the right diet can fix.
IUDs as Emergency Contraception
IUDs are known to be a reliable method of contraception. They are also, like the morning after pill, a good form of emergency contraception.
Lockdown's Not so Bad After All?
People are adjusting to the economic and social restrictions needed to help contain the pandemic better than you might expect, but not all.
The COVID Vitamin D Connection
People deficient vitamin D are over 450% more likely to test positive for COVID-19. Get out in the sun; eat fish; or consider a supplement.
Low-Carb and Low-Fat Diets Put to the Test
Scientists had people eat a low-carb, Keto diet and a low-fat diet each for two weeks. One was a clear weight-loss winner. Can you guess?
You don't have to give it up entirely, but the more fried food and snacks you eat, the more likely you are to develop heart trouble.
Exercise to your Heart’s Content
It's pretty hard to do too much exercise. And every bump up in exertion reduces your risk of heart problems even more.
Skipping Meals’ Disappointing Results
If you're skipping meals in an effort to lose weight, think again. Bypassing this meal in particular is likely to be counterproductive.
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