Flickr     Strength training, or weightlifting, is an important part of your exercise routine, particularly as you get older. It is a great way to switch things up between your cardio and toning workouts. It changes the functional architecture of your body. It will help you become more stable in your walking stride, improve […]

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  Older people go through some dietary challenges that perhaps were not present in previous years. Most of these challenges are as a result of decreased absorption efficiency among the elderly. There is also a financial aspect to some of these problems, where the cost of healthy food is high. This means that if proper […]

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  If you are a foodie planning on visiting a few different countries on your bucket list in the coming years, here’s a list of places you don’t want to miss out on. Image   France A lot of people when asked to think about French food, instantly think of escargot and pastries. And those are specialties […]

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Birthdays are often viewed as an occasion when it’s OK to pig out; to go ahead and eat that birthday cake and indulge in a bottle of wine. But you may wish to resist the temptation – getting another year older and wiser might make you realize that there isn’t any point eating junk food and […]

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Midlife is a time of great upheaval and change for many people.  On a physical level, their hormone profile is fluctuating through the physical changes brought on by the menopause. This can lead to feelings of sadness, rage, vulnerability and despair. At the same time, they find their role in life is changing. Their children […]

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If you have decided it’s time to lose weight but aren’t sure of the best way to do it, there are options you can explore. If losing pounds and inches is your goal, consider these.     Diet Dieting is the most obvious way to lose weight. There are many different diets to choose from, but few […]

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There’s a lot of conflicting advice on the internet, in books and from the mouths of trusted friends and family as to what it takes to lead a healthy lifestyle. Some people say you should jog as a cardio exercise, but others say it can damage your joints; some people say you should engage in […]

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