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Posts Tagged ‘Senior Nutrition and Wellness’

The Most Underutilized Supplement for Older Individuals

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Creatine has been a staple for athletes and bodybuilders for decades. It’s been proven to help improve the effects of resistance training such as more lean mass, better strength gains, and overall improved muscle function. Creatine is a fuel source that is used for very short durations of physical exertion. The body relies on several different energy sources.

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How Fiber Will Make You Healthier

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: How Fiber Will Make You Healthier

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Most people know that fiber is very important for your health. The most commonly heard benefit from fiber is that it helps keep your bowel movements regular. This is very important, however, fiber has many more effects on your body. It can help you lose weight, fight off colds, control blood sugar, improve cholesterol, and increase satiety after a meal.

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Performance and Health Benefits from Coffee

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Performance and Health Benefits from Coffee

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: If you’re planning on going to the gym try taking two large cups of coffee beforehand. In a study on lifters, the groups were split up into taking, coffee, decaf coffee, caffeine pills, and placebos. The group that performed the best in the before and after testing was the group that drank two cups of coffee before starting their workout. The coffee group outperformed the decaf and placebo group which was expected, however, they also outperformed the caffeine pill group. This shows that there’s more to coffee than just the caffeine. Coffee is loaded with antioxidants and other nutrients even though it’s very low in calories.

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More Muscle For Better Aging

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: More Muscle For Better Aging

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Staying healthy as you get older should obviously be a high priority for everyone. There are many things you can do to combat the negative effects of aging. Increasing age does not have to mean that your physical strength and ability will deteriorate. One of the most effective ways to combat aging is to get as much muscle mass as possible or maintain what you have.

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