Category: <span>Live To 100</span>

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Lifestyle Choices to Avoid to Prevent Cancer

Lifestyle Choices to Avoid to Prevent Cancer

Cancer risk can be increased depending on the lifestyle choices people make. Ditching fatty and sugary foods is one way of minimizing your risk of breast cancer. Lessening your intake of very hot beverages can also lower your risk of esophageal cancer. You should know by now that your odds of developing cancer can be...

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How to Get Adequate Nutrients from a Plant-Based Diet

How to Get Adequate Nutrients from a Plant-Based Diet

A plant-based diet supports gut health. However, plant-based diets may not be providing enough nutrients to your body.  People on a plant-based diet are at risk of deficiency in calcium, iodine, iron, selenium, omega-3 fats, selenium, vitamin B12, and zinc.  There is no single diet that supports health. However, there are eating principles that promote...

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Is Coffee Safe for Hypertensive Patients? [Video]

Is Coffee Safe for Hypertensive Patients? [Video]

Drinking coffee can provide many health benefits including boosting energy levels, losing weight, burning fats, and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Research has different claims about the effects of coffee on hypertension. Coffee can affect blood pressure in a short and long-term manner. Coffee can provide several health benefits. Research shows that it is...

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What are the benefits of exercising barefoot?

What are the benefits of exercising barefoot?

Cushioned shoes may weaken the signal between the feet and the brain. Exercising barefoot is possible, but not without risks. When deciding to exercise barefoot, make sure to allow your feet to adapt first.  Your shoes may be doing your feet more harm than good, including those comfy sneaks you wear when running errands or...

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How Do Collagen Supplements Improve Arthritis? [Video]

How Do Collagen Supplements Improve Arthritis? [Video]

Collagen is the most commonly occurring protein in the body, usually found in the bones, muscles and skin. People take collagen supplements to promote skin and bone health. New research suggests collagen supplements may help repair joints damaged by osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body, found...

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How to Ensure Weight Loss Success

How to Ensure Weight Loss Success

Losing weight and maintaining it is understandably difficult because of several factors. It’s almost impossible to lose weight with exercise alone. Diet supplements that claim to speed up metabolism do not work. Some people find losing weight easy, but generally, slimming down and keeping unwanted fats off is hard. Many factors can affect the success...

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What are the risk factors for Alzheimer’s? [Video]

What are the risk factors for Alzheimer’s? [Video]

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s. The cognitive disease is genetic.  Knowing your risk factors for the condition can help you start making better lifestyle choices. Alzheimer’s disease affects brain function. The early stages of the condition usually cause memory loss, such as: forgetting or repeating conversations forgetting events, and names of familiar people and...

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Nutrition Tips for Healthy Bones

Nutrition Tips for Healthy Bones

Vegetables, fruits, and whole grains are best for bone health. Calcium is the building block of bones. Drinking too many caffeinated beverages and alcohol can hinder your body’s calcium absorption. The bones need nutrients for growth and maintenance. That’s why good nutrition is essential in managing and preventing osteoporosis.  Here are five tips to keep...

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Are You At Risk of Skin Cancer? Find out. 

Are You At Risk of Skin Cancer? Find out. 

Besides sun exposure, there are several other risk factors for skin cancer. In the U.S, the use of tanning beds and lamps accounts for 400,000 cases of skin cancer each year.  Skin cancer is genetic.  By now, most of us are aware that too much sun exposure can put us at risk of skin cancer....

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Manage Inflammation with These 7 Essentials

Manage Inflammation with These 7 Essentials

Chronic inflammatory diseases are the most prevalent cause of death worldwide. Eating several kinds of vegetables and fruits can help prevent chronic inflammation. Foods that are high in antioxidants can help combat stress-related inflammation.  Chronic inflammation can cause several health concerns. A December 2019 study has found that chronic inflammatory diseases are the most notable...