By Colleen Sell
The Rochester Medical Center Division of Geriatrics and Aging recently identified the nature and causes of health problems afflicting and expected to afflict the aging population.
1. Physical activity and nutrition: Physical activity and good nutrition prevent or delay many diseases and conditions. As we age, many of us become [...]
In her gorgeous coffee-table book, Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon, author Paola Gianturco uses evocative photographs and first-hand accounts to showcase a global movement of “activist grandmothers” who are making the world a better place for grandchildren everywhere. Plus, 100% of profits from the sale of the book go to Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers [...]
By: Isabel De Los Rios, Nutritionist and Co-Founder of BeyondDiet.com
Getting children involved in making their own Halloween treats is one of the best ways to get children less interested in harmful packaged candies, and more interested in their own healthy creations.
Here are a few favorites in my house, especially for my [...]
By: Brian Flora
There is growing evidence that nutrition can play an important role in cancer prevention. Nutrition is strongly associated with a person’s risk for the occurrence or reoccurrence of cancer. Researchers have now linked starch intake with breast cancer recurrence, according to results presented at the December 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer [...]
By: Jan Wade-Miller
Tis the season to be giving! Do you want to give gifts to special people in your life to show them how much you care? How about trying your hand at healthy homemade food gifts that will bring you and your grandchildren together at the same time? Making healthy food gifts in [...]