The yummy Mediterranean-style diet

The yummy Mediterranean-style diet

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like fad diets, especially if they eliminate certain foods, because I like a variety of foods, that’s why I like the yummy Mediterranean-style diet! My love for many types of foods may have originated in my being raised on the...
Are you aging well?

Are you aging well?

Are you aging well?  A long time ago I worked in a pharmacy and many of my patients were senior citizens. They often told me “Oh dear! You don’t want to get old!” to which I always replied, “Yes I do. The alternative isn’t very good!” Aging isn’t appealing and in a...
Are you apple-shaped or pear-shaped?

Are you apple-shaped or pear-shaped?

Women come in all shapes and sizes. A new study found that postmenopausal women with normal weight have a higher risk of cardiac disease if they are apple-shaped rather than pear-shaped. During the menopause transition when estrogen levels fluctuate and decline,...
What is Vitamin D Good For?

What is Vitamin D Good For?

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for overall health.  Our bodies produce vitamin D when our skin is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight. And vitamin D occurs naturally in some foods, is added to others, and is available as a supplement in the form of a pill...
Look after your needs and pamper yourself!

Look after your needs and pamper yourself!

Today and every day look after your needs and pamper yourself. I don’t mean spending a whole day at the spa, getting your nails done, or going shopping. What I mean is that every day you should grant your body and your mind what they need most: Good nutrition: Eat a...

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