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11 Superfoods For People Over 50

It’s no secret that as we age, our bodies begin to break down. Certain activities that we once enjoyed become too intense, and some of our favorite foods might not agree with us very well anymore. Luckily, there are all kinds of changes you can make to slow that aging process.

Eating a balanced diet is one of the best things you can do to extend your life and stay as healthy and vital as possible.


There are certain foods that are good for you at any age, but have special benefits for those over 50. These are all flavorful choices that you can enjoy eating. In fact, #10 is actually a dessert!

Join us as we review the 11 superfoods that will keep you looking and feeling young well into your golden years.

1. Beans
As we approach middle age, the risk for problems like type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol goes up. Adding beans to your daily diet is a fantastic way to knock that risk back down. Just ¾ cup of beans or lentils each day reduces your bad cholesterol (LDL) by up to 5%. Beans can …

13 Early Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes And Effective Steps To Prevent It

Type 2 diabetes is a common, modern-age disease. It initially presents with few symptoms, which can be easily overlooked. One out of three people who have it don’t even know about it. As diabetes is a serious condition that can cause dangerous complications – including cardiovascular and neurological damage – it is important to detect it as soon as possible.


With the right diet, exercise regimen and, if necessary, medications, diabetes can be kept under control, and the person can continue to live a fulfilling life.

In the first part of this article, you will find out about some of the early warning signs of diabetes, so you can act on it and protect your health. In the second part you will learn about effective ways that will help you prevent type 2 diabetes.

Warning Signs of Diabetes
In 2013, over 382 million people around the world had diabetes, and 90% of them had type 2 diabetes. This is a metabolic disease, characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Production …

Top Signs That You Have Candida Infection And What to Do About It

Candida albicans is a yeast that lives in small numbers on our skin, in our digestive tract, and vagina. Our immune system and beneficial bacteria in our body prevent the yeast from overgrowing. If those are killed by antibiotics or our immune system is weakened, Candida can take control over our body and cause candidiasis. Read on to find out about the symptoms of candida and how to naturally prevent candida overgrowth with coconut oil as well as other natural substances.


Normally Candida aids with digestion and nutrient absorption, but when the yeast starts to overgrow in your intestines, it can break through the intestine’s wall and enter the bloodstream were it releases toxins. This is the most severe candida infection and difficult to remove or treat.

Symptoms Of A Candida Infection
Candidiasis can affect our skin, mouth, throat, genital area, intestines, and blood. Symptoms depend on the area that is affected
Skin and nail issues such as chronic fungal infection, athlete’s foot, e…

10 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore

More than 40 years ago cervical cancer was a major cancer death risk for women. With the development of pap tests and in-depth recognition of warning signs those numbers are dropping significantly. We still aren’t completely safe however, as many thousands of American women are still affected by cervical cancer every year. Picking up on risk factors and warning signs could save an individual from a lifetime of suffering.


Cervical Cancer Risk Factors
Acknowledging the risk factors that make women more likely to contract cervical cancer will help women to reveal a greater insight to their cancer risk.

Human Papilloma Virus Infection (HPV) – There are over a hundred different viruses grouped here and some are spread through skin contact and considered a stepping stone to cervical cancer. Detection of HPV is usually through the discovery of warts or pap smears.

Food Intake – overweight women and women that have a diet devoid of essential nutrients from fruit and vegetables face a higher risk…

9 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Eat A Banana

Bananas are one of the world’s most popular fruits, commonly available across the globe to eat on their own, sliced up and on top of cereal, in smoothies and many Indian dishes like sheera, kheer, and malpua. This natural “fast” food is not only convenient and easy to take on the go, when you eat one, you’ll be flooding your body with all sorts of important nutrients to support better health.


Originally grown around Malaysia, bananas made their way to India and eventually to the West, but it wasn’t until 1876 that they reached America’s shores. There are many types of bananas, which vary in size, color, and shape, though the most common types if the yellow banana, which is actually green before it ripens.

The average, medium-sized banana contains just 105 calories but is jam-packed with nutrients, including vitamins A, B6, C, potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese, a good amount of fiber and even a small amount of protein.

Here’s a look at just what happens to your body when you eat …

How To Quit Sugar: 10 Tricks From A Former Sugar Addict

It’s also one of the most difficult. Sugar is addictive and most of us have been hooked on it since childhood. Making the decision to join the movement to give up sugar is the first step on a long, hard road. Now I’m about to give you 10 more.


The following are my 10 most effective tricks which I used when I succeeded in breaking my own sugar addiction 10 years ago.

1. Dive In Head-First
Don’t plan to do it tomorrow. Don’t do it next week. Just start. Do it right now.

There are a ton of excuses to wait. I know. I thought of a lot of them before I started. “There’s [this random event] coming up and there will be sweets there.” “I’ll wait until after Valentine’s Day.” “I should finish up [this sugary food I already have in the cabinet] first.”

Stop right there. I can tell you for a fact: There will always be another excuse. You just have to do it and do it right now. Go into the pantry, take your beloved box of Honey Sugar Puff Frosted Rainbow cereal, and throw it in the trash bin becaus…