Tag Archives: Health

Health and optimism

A new survey by the Dallas-based United States of Aging found that Americans 60 and older are more motivated than in the past two annual surveys to improve their health by exercising regularly and setting health goals—two simple steps that also relate to reported increases in optimism among seniors. According to the survey, more than

The Benefit of Chocolate

Sweet treat can be good for your health The cacao tree, from which cacao beans come, is grown in the tropics. It produces fruit, or pods, that are more than a foot long. The pods, brownish-yellow to purple, contain 20-40 seeds or cacao beans. The reddish-yellow brown beans are then roasted and ground and the

Are vitamins necessary?

Supplements can fill holes in modern diets Vitamins and dietary supplements are a $30 billion industry and about 50 percent of all adults consume at least one supplement daily, according to numerous surveys. But are supplements necessary for people who eat a balanced diet? Malnutrition in America is caused by a variety of factors, not