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The War Over the Sodium Intake Continues

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014

Throughout time, experts and scientists have been debating whether cutting back on salt was or was not a good thing. There have been made studies on how salt actually helps the body and there have been made studies on how salt could affect the body and even though it has been so much time since the whole debate on whether or not people should cut back on salt started and the truth is that there is no answer yet. How does sodium affect us? One thing is widely known, however – people who suffer from heart problems or high blood pressure should most definitely cut back on their sodium intake. It is clear that these people should...

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How to Have the Life You Desire

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014

There are many people who wonder about their life; about the situation they are in, about the things they could be doing with their life, and so on. They might be unfulfilled for various reasons. They could have a great career, a successful relationship, but even so, they might feel that something is missing. Some common worries It seems that these thoughts and ideas get more common as people get older. They lose energy, they feel lethargic, and they start to feel that they do not control their own lives. According to Richard J. Leider, the thing which these people are missing is purpose. He stated that there are certain ways in...

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New Year’s Eve Special Menu

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014

We always want the table to be filled with  New Year`s goodies: with exotic foods, beautifully arranged and traditional products and drinks. Most times, guests gather around the table and, with so many available, they are also looking to have fun. Most importantly, the night of the year is to have a beautifully decorated table or  Swedish buffet, with simple dishes, tasty and fresh and that, above all, do not you take three days to prepare. Some ideas for the New Years`s Eve menu Meatballs with sesame Ingredients: 500 g chicken breast, 2 slices of white bread, salt, pepper, 2...

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Negative View on Life Causes Bad Health

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014

It seems that we are what we think and what we feel. Researchers have recently discovered that people who are old and who have a negative view about life, have higher chances of getting ill, than those who are optimistic. Old people are still seen as incompetent and burdens, and it is no surprise that people have fears about getting old. What Did the Study Reveal? For the study conducted by the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, the researchers used information from 440 men and women. The study began in 1968, by the time when the participants were with ages between 18 and 49. The researchers collected data about their...

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Are You Ready to Retire?

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014

It is very important to have a healthy finance, just like it is important to have a healthy lifestyle. However, that might be easier said than done. There are many people who reach the age of 65, the retirement age, only to discover that they do not have enough money saved. Because of this, it is important to make the right preparations from an earlier age. You can never be too careful about this important aspect of life. Estimate the Amount of Money You Will Need It is very important to do a retirement calculation, way before you reach the retirement age. You need to know how much you need to save in order to be able to live...

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Taking Care of An Older Pet

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014

Puppies and kittens are very cute, and they need lots of attention. You take care of them as if they were human babies: you feed them; you clean after them, and so on. However, the old dogs and the old cats need attention as well. In the United States of America, more than 45 million cats and dogs have become seniors. Just like in the case of humans, when they get older their bone density starts to become less dense, and their metabolism slows down. However, thanks to the evolution of technology and of medicine, certain problems such as urinary incontinence, arthritis, and even cancer have a chance. Take care of his body There...

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Should Older People Avoid Surgery?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014

Although for most older people a hospital is like a refuge, it becomes clearer and clearer that the hospitals can be very dangerous places, especially for the elderly. Furthermore, the hospital itself is not such a big problem, but the procedures that may be performed there may be a source of worrying, especially when it comes to surgeries. Although older people can undergo surgeries, most of the times they can be more life-threatening than helpful. Moreover, according to the researchers involved in this new study, which shows how dangerous surgeries can be for nursing home people, it seems that even very simple procedures,...

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