Making healthy choices for snacks or quick meals can be difficult. Many “Healthy Choices” in snacks may not be so healthy and some may pose dangerous health risks.
“Every 11 seconds in the U.S., an older adult ends up in the emergency room due to a fall. ‘It’s the leading cause of accidental death in the elderly,’ says Catherine Colon-Emeric, M.D., chief of geriatrics at the Duke University School of Medicine. Here are 8 tips for avoiding fall.
The month we celebrate Women’s Health Month and Mother’s Day is a good time to remind all the women that you care about to schedule their annual physicals and also, if needed, mammograms to screen for breast cancer.
Mr. Pedometer, I have a dear friend whose “social drinking” has gotten out of control. Any tips on friendly advice I might offer? April is Alcohol Awareness month, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). Here’s what they offer:“Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. This April, during Alcohol Awareness Month, NCADD encourages you to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of drinking too much. Emergency Contact for Help
How much sugar should a healthy person eat (or drink) in a day? The nutritional labels on foods generally tell not only the quantity of each nutrient, but also the percentage of the recommended daily amount. The exception is sugar.