Category Archives: Wellness

Healthy Eating: Spinach

Many of us equate the word “spinach” with the caricature of Popeye, eating a can of spinach and immediately having the strength of 10 men. Even though Popeye is a cartoon, the message about spinach is true: spinach provides more nutrients than any other food. It can help protect us from osteoporosis, heart disease, colon cancer and arthritis, just to name a few.

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Alzheimer’s Disease, are you at risk?

The greatest known risk factor for Alzheimer’s is advancing age. Most individuals with the disease are age 65 or older. The likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s doubles about every five years after age 65 and after age 85, the risk reaches nearly 50 percent. According to an article in Parade magazine, there are at least three ways to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

1.Exercise Your Mind and Body

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