Halloween is around the corner and if you’re looking for a treat that’s diabetic friendly, this ones for you! Recipe provided by Everyday Diabetic Recipes. Ingredients: Instructions: Want to make it spooky? Add sugar-free gummy worms on top and have the “crawling” out of the
The heat isn’t something to take lightly, especially if you’re an older adult. Older adults are more prone to getting sick from extreme heat because as we age, our bodies cannot handle the heat like it used to. Also, naturally, older adults are more common to have chronic
July is Chronic Disease Month. This month is dedicated to spreading awareness about chronic diseases. There are many forms of diseases, but a chronic disease is a disease that lasts longer than a year. According to the CDC, 7 out of 10 people suffer from some form of chronic
Eating a well balanced diet includes making sure to include a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. These include: dark green leafy vegetables, red fruits and vegetables, yellow / orange fruits and vegetables, beans and peas, and citrus fruits. These foods have shown to
We all know that any form of exercise is good for us physically as well as mentally and evidence shows that walking, especially outside, has major benefits. Walking can: 1. Help Grow New Brain Cells Walking stimulates the release of a protein in your brain called
Having a good night’s sleep on a regular basis is vital for good health. It is during sleep that our bodies take the time to grow, renew and repair. A lack of quality sleep will do more than just leave you feeling tired, it will also cause you to feel weak,
As we all know that as we age so do our bodies, including our brains. Sometimes we are quick to think that once we start forgetting things, it results to dementia, but that’s not always the case. Although we can’t help the fact that our brains age like our physical bodies,
It’s a very lucky person who never experiences any kind of stress in their lives; but in this day and age, does a truly stress-free person even exist? Between dealing with the daily stressors of work and paying the bills and experiencing major life events, modern life
It’s no secret that doing something nice for someone can give you that warm and fuzzy feeling, but did you know that that feeling is has scientific researched backing it up? There is research that shows that by doing something good for someone can give you a boost in your
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s affects the brain and can cause a slow decline in cognitive function. It affects your memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. Below are 10 symptoms that could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s. If you notice
Today is National Senior Health & Fitness Day. Exercise benefits seniors, and everyone really, in lots of ways. Physical movement can help prevent falls, maintain strength and balance, controls blood pressure and can reduce the chances of certain cancers and diabetes.
Eating a well-balanced diet helps us get the minerals and nutrients we need to be healthy. For some, cooking and eating becomes somewhat of a pleasurable activity, and can bring families closer together. But, as we age, the ability to cook and enjoy food becomes difficult.