Health

IMG_3792Long term health begins with a healthy body, a healthy mind, and, a right attitude. Planning for long term health is key to ensure you attain that perfect health. This page provides some guidance on what to look for in resources and what to do to implement your plan so that you age gracefully and healthy so that you have a quality third stage of life. Your third stage is a long one that should allow you to pursue your dreams and to contribute to your family and society for a long time to come. The articles we have highlighted give you added resources to explore as you plan your health for the future.


Healthy Body

The best way to fitness is to exercise everyday; and, to keep it fresh, find a passion and do it everyday. For me, my passion is walking and I have been doing for about 4 years.

Health


Healthy Mind


Nutrition

  • Blackberries Boost Brain & Heart Health | WBHI Think Tank – Guidance from the World Health Organization recommends eating a minimum of 400 grams of fruit and vegetables a day to lower the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.
  • New evidence on how weight, diet and exercise can help reduce cancer risk – Cutting your risk of cancer is no longer just about shunning tobacco. Be lean, eat healthfully, get active.
  • Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar – Vinegar is known for being able to do wonders around the house and you have probably used it for many things yourself. However, recent research has proven than apple cider vinegar might be beneficial for your health as well.
  • Americans Are Consuming Far Too Much Added Sugar – with approximately 13% of adults’ total caloric intake coming from sources such as sugar and high fructose corn syrup, according to the latest report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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