18 November 2014 Think Brain Food
It is well established that nutrition impacts brain structure and function. Common themes are emerging in neuroscience to show healthy nutrition can play a critical role to enhance brain function, prevent dysfunction and ward off disease. So, whether you are a college student trying to ace the next exam, a pregnant woman wanting to grow a smart baby or a baby boomer wanting to hang on to every last brain cell, nutrition matters.
15 July 2014 Weight Gain during Menopause
Menopause is a time of transition but it does not have to include weight gain. A decrease in physical activity appears to be a key problem contributing to fewer total calories burned during the menopausal transition.
Is there an elderly person in your life that you love, assist, or care for? Learn about nutrition risk in the elderly by reading this excellent article by guest blogger, Scott Roberts, LPN, CDM, DTR. Scott is just about to finish his dietetic internship and will be a registered dietitian in the near future!
23 December 2010 Lifestyle in Action – A Tribute to S&S
Lifestyle in Action – A Tribute to S&S I recently had the pleasure of spending three days with a wonderful couple in their late 80's/early 90's. I will call them "S&S." Many of you reading this blog might not have parents or grandparents who are still alive at that age.
16 December 2010 Lose Weight, Live Longer?
Lose Weight, Live Longer? We've heard this before, but is it true? According to yet another recent study, the answer is the same - YES! And it seems that being overweight or obese will take years off your life even if you don't have other risk factors, such as heart disease or cancer.
This article can be found at http://www.mynetdiary.com/blog.html