Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections
Research indicates bacteria and inflammation in the mouth are associated with problems like heart disease and dementia. The culprit: plaque build-up. Plaque is from bacteria that continuously forms on our teeth. If the plaque build-up goes untreated, this... read more
Published on February 7, 2017.
Holiday Tips for the Diabetic
The American Diabetes Association's Holiday Tips Do you want your family to enjoy the holidays and the food, yet still stay healthy? Planning ahead is important, specifically if you have diabetes. The seven tips below can help guide you... read more
Published on December 5, 2016.
Video: Exercise and Nutrition for Middle-age and Older Individuals
Video: Exercise and Nutrition for Middle-age and Older Individuals Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University, Dr. Stella Volpe discusses her findings in exercise and nutrition studies targeting an older adult... read more
Published on February 29, 2016.
Navigating the Low-Sodium Diet: Tips for seniors and caregivers
Sodium is an important element in sustaining life. In fact, it helps the body retain water, aids in digestion, helps muscles and nerves work properly, keeps minerals in the bloodstream and maintains blood pressure.... read more
Published on June 24, 2015.