Month: June 2018

Study Shows Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements Not Needed by Seniors

A review of the literature on the benefits of vitamin supplements for older people shows that when it comes to vitamin D and calcium, there is no evidence that supplements help. “The routine use of these supplements is unnecessary in community-dwelling older people,” said lead researcher Dr. Jia-Guo Zhao, an orthopedic surgeon with Tianjin Hospital …

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Seated Chair Exercises

As we age, it becomes harder to move.  Muscles lose flexibility.  We feel tired.  But the more we give into it, the harder it becomes.  That is why any kind of movement in the elderly is crucial.  Maintaining and pushing oneself is vital for quality of life. In this video HASFIT teaches 20 minute exercise …

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Healthy Diet of Fruit and Veggies Associated with Bigger Brains

A new study from the Netherlands reveals that people that eat a diet primarily of vegetables, fruit, nuts and fish have larger brains than those eating less of those healthy foods. The study’s senior author, Dr. Meike Vernooij explained the results: “Adhering to an overall healthy diet quality supports brain health and might be a …

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