Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the subject by medical journal The Lancet. In their study, the Global Burden of Disease, they found that diet plays an important role in the prevention and management of many age-related diseases. We have put together some top-tips on helping you eat yourself healthy.
You may not have heard about Wellmune®, but research shows this yeast beta glucan can help support the immune system. Wellmune can be found in a range of fortified foods, beverages and supplements to help you easily support your immune health.
Even if you can’t find the time you can still exercise. You just need to sneak in the equivalent in resourceful ways. “The idea is to keep moving,” says Fitat60 PT, Fred. Find whatever works for you and just move. Park half a couple of blocks from the shopping centre and walk. Take the stairs instead of the escalator.
The JERF diet, an acronym for “Just Eat Real Food” is a concept that is easy to grasp and apply in your daily life. At the end of the day, that’s precisely what you want in a new diet: a new way of relating with food that brings about lasting results and can be maintained without much struggle for as much as you want.
Let’s face it, 2020 highlighted many things. None more than the spotlight that was shone on Aged Care. Whilst generally Aged Care in Australia is some of the best in the world, the reality for many in Aged Care, or for those with loved ones there, is a long way off how we intended to spend our last years. This gap in care had already been identified, long before Covid19 hit, and a Royal Commission was already well underway. In July 2020 the Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality and Safety, released the findings of a 10,000 person study that revealed that people are prepared to pay for high-quality care when they are older, whether it by co-contributing to the cost or through taxes.
We often here about things that can boost your immunity. That is fine when we are feeling a little run down, or even coming into the cold and flu season. However products that promote immunity boosting typically do just that… give you a short-term boost to help. As we age it is much better for us to ensure we are building habits that promote our immune health constantly.
We know that using free weights and machines is one of the fastest and most efficient way there is to improve your metabolism and strength, but for many reasons these may not be convenient or readily accessible to you. Today there are many great online solutions to guide you though a strength-training workout without the need of expensive machines.
It is a little old-school, but water aerobics are set to make a comeback with trainers now featuring heavily on social media. Water aerobics not only can help you get the most out of your aerobic workout, but as a lower impact option it can also do a lot more, as well.
A new type of workforce empowered by modern technology and undergoing online training and virtual assistants, telemedicine doctors, homes equipped with useful sensors, and smart robots as companions is the likely future we will experience. It is now starting to see the light of the day.
Formerly referred to Interval Training now HiiT (High Intensity Interval Training) has taken the world by storm. HiiT is great for building strength in your muscles. It is simple, use them or lose them! It is also very good for heart health. The heart is, after all, a muscle too.