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Category: Health Nutrition

Strategies for Fueling Your Body Before, During, and After Exercise

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Oct 21, 2020 12:01:00 PM

Exercise and good nutrition are two of the pillars of a healthy lifestyle. If you are investing the time and effort in a daily exercise routine, you probably want to know how nutrition can support your fitness. 

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

5 Strategies for Overcoming Loneliness in Older Adults

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Oct 16, 2020 11:37:00 AM

There are numerous reasons older adults can feel lonely. Recent retirees can struggle with a loss of identity or sense of purpose that a career can provide. Often overlooked, but no less important are the daily social interactions experienced while at work – lunch with co-workers or quick chats around the water cooler. Perhaps there are mobility issues or embarrassment about a medical condition preventing regular meetups with friends and family. With so many challenging circumstances – both internal and external – it is understandable why so many older adults struggle with feelings of loneliness and isolation.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Boost Your Immune System with these Fruits and Vegetables

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Sep 22, 2020 1:30:00 PM

The keys to a happier and healthier cold and flu season might be as close as your kitchen – or specifically what’s in your kitchen. In addition to regular exercise, getting enough sleep, and reducing stress, including foods rich in vitamins and antioxidants regularly in your diet is a great way to support your immune system. Before your next trip to the market, see our suggestions for what foods to include in your cart.

Citrus fruit like oranges, lemons and grapefruit are high in vitamin C.

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Simple Mediterranean Diet Recipes You Can Prepare at Home

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Sep 4, 2020 11:15:00 AM

Spending more time at home means many people are rediscovering the joys of preparing meals. And whipping up a healthy, delicious meal or snack is a great way to spend some time.

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Health Benefits and Types of Yoga: What You Need to Know

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Aug 18, 2020 2:30:00 PM

Originating in ancient India, yoga has become a popular exercise option – either on its own, or as a supplement to an established fitness routine. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi, there is a style of yoga for everyone and to suit almost every need. With so many types to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start and more importantly, how yoga can improve your health. Before you step onto your mat, learn about the different styles of yoga, as well as how a regular practice can help you stay healthy.

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The Science of Puzzles: Why Challenging Your Brain is Good For Your Health

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jul 13, 2020 11:57:19 AM

If you love curling up with a newspaper crossword on the weekend, you already know how much enjoyment they bring. You might be surprised to discover that they are great for your brain too.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition