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

Overcoming burnout

Long-term exhaustion and lack of interest in work is not hopeless; it can be overcome. Get a glimpse into how leaders, employees, and those in the nonprofit sector manage stress and defeat burnout during a free 90-minute workshop on August 20, 9-10:30am, at ITT Technical Institute. 1656 Henthorne, Maumee. 419-392-7737. deb@djccoreconsulting.com

Scents and Sensitivity

By Alice Marson Everyone likes to smell good, but smelling good should not be injurious to your health or the health of others. Many perfumes and fragrance ingredients are derived and produced by chemical synthesis of petroleum and contain hazardous chemicals that present potential health risks. It’s smart to keep in mind that anything you

Delaying disease symptoms

A free fitness program will help empower people with memory loss, Parkinson’s disease, and other movement disorders. Tuesdays, August 12 through September 2, 3-3:45pm at the Lial Renewal Center, Whitehouse. 419-877-0432 or lialrenewalcenter.org. Register by Friday, August 8.

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