LiVe Well Dietitian, Mary Brown on Eating More Fruits & Veggies

By Mary Brown
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Let’s face it. We all need to eat more fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables contain vitamins, minerals, and fiber necessary for healthy nutrition. 90% of American adults and children do not consume enough fruit and vegetables. The My Plate nutrition guidelines suggest filling half of each plate with fruit or vegetables at every meal. Everyone can benefit from eating one more serving of fruits or veggies each day.


8 Steps to Healthy Aging

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It has been predicted that the “new” mid-life will be age 74 in the not-so-distant future. People are working and living longer these days. There are many advantages to age, such as you can reinvent yourself all over again.

Men's Health: A Deeper Look at a Familiar Field

By Intermountain Healthcare
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The study of men’s health began as the study of testosterone, erectile dysfunction, and male infertility. Since then, it has rapidly grown and changed. The ability to treat male-specific issues has spurred increased recognition of the study of men’s health, especially since population predictions show that nearly 2 billion men will be over the age of 50 by the year 2020. Furthermore, men’s health issues are not solely the concern of older men: all men can benefit from healthcare.

Wake Up! Get your midday pick-me-up without the caffeine.

By Jentry Larsen
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It’s mid-afternoon on a Monday and you’re starting to feel your energy drop. Your productiveness starts to slow and the day feels like it is dragging on. Time to get a coffee or reach for that Red Bull. But wait, do you really need that caffeine fix this late in the day? That afternoon cup of joe may be affecting your sleep more than you think, leaving you in the same slump the next day. Try some of these tricks to wake up from your mid-day slump.