Category: Feel Young Again

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How Strength Training Exercises Improve Health Issues

How Strength Training Exercises Improve Health Issues

Doing strength training may actually help boost your health issues rather than worsening it. For instance, picking up weights can help hinder the progression of MS by reducing brain shrinkage. Weight lifting can also increase your mobility, ease low back pain, and cure you physically and mentally. If you have been diagnosed with low back...

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Alkaline Diet : What You Should Know [Video]

Alkaline Diet : What You Should Know [Video]

The alkaline diet encourages eating fruits, vegetables, and healthy plant foods and avoiding processed junk food.  However, no human studies prove that the alkaline diet improves health by reducing the body’s acidity.  The alkaline diet may benefit people with chronic kidney disease.  What is the alkaline diet? The alkaline diet is based on the premise...

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Sports and Workouts to Do During Pandemic

Sports and Workouts to Do During Pandemic

Exercising outdoors is an excellent way to stay physically and mentally healthy in this pandemic.  When exercising alone or in a place with no other people, you can do so without wearing a mask granted that you keep a safe distance of about 60 feet from other people.  Avoid large crowds, but bring a face...

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How much vitamin D should you take?

How much vitamin D should you take?

Too much vitamin D can result in reduced bone density. The best sources of vitamin D are fatty fish and fortified dairy products.  Your body produces vitamin D after sun exposure. Vitamin D has been proven to help strengthen the bones. However, a recent JAMA study has found that taking large amounts of vitamin D...

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Ways Exercise Improves Your Brain Health

Ways Exercise Improves Your Brain Health

Being physically active is therapeutic for the mind. As we age, the brain’s cell production slows down and our brain tissue shrinks. But there’s a chance that the process could be reversed by ditching sedentary lifestyle and moving. Here’s how your brain benefits every time you exercise. It boosts brain-building hormones Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor, or...

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Can’t lose the last 5 pounds? Do what nutritionists do

Can’t lose the last 5 pounds? Do what nutritionists do

Weight-loss plateau happens when the calories you shed during weight loss is the same as the number of calories you eat. According to two dietitians, losing the last 5 pounds from your target weight loss goal can be done by recording your progress in a journal. Other ways of getting rid of the weight also...

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6 Habits that Lower Your Energy Levels

6 Habits that Lower Your Energy Levels

Having lower energy levels is part of the aging process, but it can also be caused by poor lifestyle choices. Poor nutrition, sleep deprivation, and dehydration can bring about sluggishness and fatigue. A lack of physical activity can also weaken your muscles and impact your body’s energy production. Feeling Low on Energy? Lower energy levels...

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Intermittent Fasting: Is It Safe for Older Adults?

Intermittent Fasting: Is It Safe for Older Adults?

Intermittent fasting is a restricted calorie intake diet that promotes fasting. The results of intermittent fasting on younger and middle-aged adults are positive but further studies are needed for the older adults. Older adults who are under medication for heart problems and diabetes should consult with a doctor before trying intermittent fasting. With today’s increasing...

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The Warning Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis [Video]

The Warning Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis [Video]

When psoriasis affects the joints, the condition is called psoriatic arthritis (PsA).   The common symptoms of PsA include swollen, inflamed joints, reduced mobility, fatigue, nail changes, and other skin issues. PsA can interfere with daily life, but the condition can be treated Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) refers to the condition where psoriasis has affected the joints....

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How to Prevent Home Workout Injuries

How to Prevent Home Workout Injuries

Keeping yourself healthy by exercising is one of the best things you can do this pandemic. If you’re new to exercise, remember to take it slow to avoid overuse injuries.  Make sure to give your body a day or two for rest and recovery to keep it in tip-top shape. Because of the pandemic, at-home...