As the invincibility of youth gives way to the reality of aging, one key issue on the mind of any man or woman entering their middle aged years is cardiovascular health. Everyone understands the importance of eating nutritious foods. This impacts your weight, your energy level and, ultimately, your cardiovascular health. However, in this day and age of processed foods, what are we REALLY putting into our bodies?

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Health professionals have long debated the best approach to maintain an ideal weight. And it is safe to say that most agree you need to find the right balance of calories and activity to stay at a healthy weight. Maintaining a healthy weight will not only help you look great all year long, it will also go a long way to offset the risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and other diet-related conditions. The number of calories you need to maintain a weight that is right for you depends on several factors.

 

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Of all the resources that people rely on to navigate their lives, the one taken most for granted is also the one that is relied on the most – memory.

Did you know 50 percent of Americans over 65 are unable to recall even simple names and numbers because of common age-related memory loss? As you get older, blood vessels in the brain may narrow, reducing the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the brain. This creates energy shortages in the brain and may cause:

  • Mild memory problems associated with ageing
  • Diminished concentration
  • Mood swings
  • Decreased mental energy

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We all aspire to maintain a comprehensive wellness regimen that includes eating right, supplementing and exercise. However, being healthy isn't cheap. Buying quality organic food, purchasing supplements from a reputable brand and having access to the appropriate exercise facilities can cost - and cost a lot!

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Can you imagine suffering from a condition that makes focusing on everyday activities challenging? That is what people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face every day.

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