Taking good care of your bones and teeth now will save you a lot of trouble in the future. Exercising, teeth whitening, and getting Invisalign braces will only go so far in promoting a beautiful smile and posture. Keep your diet bone-conscious, and your bones will take care of you for the rest of your life.
You’re probably aware of the benefits of including fish several times per week as part of a balanced diet. This may have led you to wonder why exactly fish is so important, and what to do if you don’t particularly enjoy eating fish! So, these are five of the many benefits of fish or fish oil supplements particularly for seniors – for that matter, anyone over age 50!
They’ve been telling us for years the untruth that we can’t rebuild the enamel on our teeth. All this while, whitening toothpastes and products are shoved at us, containing agents known to eat away at that precious enamel. And we have fluoride too, which studies have shown causes the brittling of teeth and bones, and yet we still add it to our toothpastes, and even our water.
If you’re concerned about your protein intake, and you want a tasty alternative to your stock carbohydrates like pasta and rice, it’s about time you added quinoa (pronounced keen-wa, from the Quechua language) to your protein nutrition. This pseudo-cereal is related to the beet and the tumbleweed, and packs a powerful nutritional punch in one small package.
Vitamin D’s greatest benefit is that it works in the small intestine to aid the body in absorbing calcium, which helps the body maintain healthy bones and joints. Usually the human body produces vitamin D on its own when it’s exposed to adequate amounts of sunlight.
Got stress? If you don’t, you’re either living on an imaginary spa retreat, or you’ve captured life’s biggest secret. But, if you do – you’ll probably want to read on. An alkaline based diet can help balance internal stress, allow your body to easily absorb the nutrients it needs for healing, and give you energy to properly maintain your outer-world stress.