DASH Eating Plan

The DASH eating plan requires no special foods and instead provides daily and weekly nutritional goals. This plan recommends:

  • Eating vegetables, fruits, and whole grains
  • Including fat-free or low-fat dairy products, fish, poultry, beans, nuts, and vegetable oils
  • Limiting foods that are high in saturated fat,

Vitamin D — Information about this important nutrient.

What is vitamin D and what does it do?

Vitamin D is a nutrient found in some foods that is needed for health and to maintain strong bones. It does so by helping the body absorb calcium (one of bone’s main building blocks) from food and supplements. People who get too little vitamin D may develop soft,

LAUGH YOUR WAY TO GOOD HEALTH

Very often we witness efficient wheel chair transportation services, disability transportation, handicap transportation taking care of the transportation needs of the elderly or the wheel chair bound people, but what is often missing is the laughter on these weathered faces.

Changing the age old phrase ‘A family that prays together, stays together’ to ‘people who laugh together stay together’,

Encouraging Elderly to Have Adequate Nutrition

Elderly Nutrition Tip #1:  Try to opt for foods with stronger flavors but avoid excessive salt.  As we grow older we tend to lose approximately two thirds of our taste buds, which can in turn lead to a loss of both taste and smell.  This is one of the reasons why the elderly can have a loss of appetite and might not be as enthusiastic about eating their regular meals,

Aerobic Activity for a Healthy Heart

Physical activity is a lot more than an energy booster and a stress reliever. It also strengthens your heart muscle, lowers your blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and burns calories.

Choose an Aerobic Activity

Choose a nonstop activity that makes your heart and lungs work harder than they do when you rest or walk normally.

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