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Them Bones, Them bones….Keeping them strong as we age

Exercise is essential for everybody. As we age, keeping our bones healthy becomes even more important.  Strong healthy bones mean you can maintain your bone density and lead a fit and active life well into old age. Numerous studies have examined the positive effects of weight-bearing exercises. Resistance exercises have the greatest effect on bone …

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Menopause Management

Menopause management Last updated 25 August 2015 — Last reviewed 02 March 2014 Management and treatment of menopausal symptoms depends on each individual woman. Healthy living, natural and complementary therapies including herbs and phytoestrogens, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), some antidepressant medications and medications typically used for high blood pressure may assist with menopause symptoms. ‘Bioidentical’ …

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Food and Nutrition Facts – Carbohydrates and Sugars

Carbohydrates and sugars Many people think of rice, potatoes and pasta as ‘carbs’ but that’s only a few examples of the huge range of foods that contain carbohydrates. All fruit and vegetables, all breads and grain (cereals) products, sugar and sugary foods contain carbohydrates. Choosing the healthier carbohydrates is common sense. Fresh fruit and veggies, …

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Benefits of Physical Activity for Older Adults

Summary Physical activity (exercise) can help older people maintain independence, recover from illness and reduce their risk of disease. Muscle mass and bone strength can be improved with regular exercise. Walking, swimming, dancing and cycling are all good forms of exercise which can also be sociable. Weight training can also be useful. Only around one …

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Easing the symptoms of Depression and Anxiety through Exercise

Depression symptoms often improve with exercise. Here are some realistic tips to help you get started and stay motivated. By Mayo Clinic Staff Managing Depression Subscribe to our Managing Depression e-newsletter to stay up to date on depression topics. Sign up now When you have anxiety or depression, exercise often seems like the last thing …

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