Health

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Can Nutrition Help Slow Down the Aging Process?

It is estimated that nearly one half of all health problems in the elderly are directly related to poor nutrition. The elderly are by and large some of the most poorly nourished people. Some reasons for this are as you age your sense of taste and smell decreases, it is harder to chew, and you just don’t feel hungry.

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10 Possible Causes of Weight Gain

It’s well accepted that reduced physical activity and fast food are linked to obesity.

But the evidence that these are the main causes of obesity is largely circumstantial.

To stimulate debate, experts suggest 10 other possible causes of obesity, outlined in the International Journal of Obesity.

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How To Improve Your Health

“Small steps are achievable and are easier to fit into your daily routine,” says James O. Hill, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. “They are less overwhelming than a big, sudden change.”

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Stress Reducing Diet

When you’re turning to unhealthy foods you can feel better temporarily, but in the long run, you will feel worse. When your body isn’t getting the right nutrition, you can begin to feel less energetic, more lethargic, and in some cases less able to concentrate and focus. All of this can lead to even more stress.