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When your body needs an energy boost

ENERGY, HEALTH TIPS, NATURALHave you ever found yourself on an energy slump in the afternoon and reaching for a quick fix? Maybe your mind has wandered to the idea of a triple espresso, a Red Bull or a seemingly innocent “energy boosting” health drink.

You wouldn’t be the first one in desperate need of a jump start as the day wanes … Read More

These popular medications cause falls and serious injury

joint pain, medication, painAs you get older there is a pretty good chance you are taking more medications to try to ease some of the discomfort you feel as you head into your golden years. However, you might not have guessed that some of these same medications can also lead to falls – and falls can mean serious injury, hospitalization, even … Read More

Do this one simple thing to manage your diabetes

diabetes, exerciseWithout question, walking is an effective and low-cost form of aerobic exercise that most everyone can do. As a doctor, I try to take a walk every single day. It’s a great way to clear your head and does so much for your health.

Walking fights fat, boosts energy levels and even protects your heart. But if you … Read More

The food you need now to protect your memory

brain, dietBarbecuing is a great way to maintain flavor and enjoy delicious meats such as chicken, pork or steak. It’s important to get in your protein for overall health, but don’t just stick to the the barbecue staples and try grilling up some fish.

Another reason I’d recommend fish as a healthy alternative to grilling up a steak or … Read More

This common indulgence poison for many seniors

liver, alcohol, healthNo one likes to think they can be swayed by advertizing. I’m just as smart and skeptical about product claims as the next girl, but sometimes those subliminal messages that are everywhere have us sold before we know it – hook, line and sinker.

An expensive pair of shoes or face cream is one thing, but when something … Read More

Natural fix for digestion that actually works

DIGESTION, BACTERIA, EXERCISEIf you weren’t finding the time to get in a little extra exercise every day, there is a new reason why you should start. According to a study in the journal Gut, exercise can do wonders for your digestive health.

Why is keeping your digestive system in peak condition so important? For your personal comfort, for one … Read More

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