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Posted 01/01/70
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Lindsay Wilson

They say that some things get better with age… I will be turning 40 next year, so I like to believe the same holds true for humans. There’s certainly something to be said for the wisdom, ease, and confidence that comes with age—that “take me as I am” attitude. Even those laugh lines offer a distinct kind of beauty. But what about the other physical changes that happen to our bodies as we grow older? There’s no doubt that we begin to lose some of our youthful energy and strength, and even experience some aches and pains that seem to...

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Posted 01/01/70
Author

Jack Challem, The Nutrition Reporter™

The Golden Years: 5 Key Steps for Healthy Aging

Growing old is an inevitable part of life, and often, health problems are an inevitable part of growing old. But don’t resign yourself to spend your golden years permanently fixed to your recliner suffering from poor health! There are ways to age gracefully and live healthfully ever after… and it’s never too early (or too late!) to start. We are fundamentally biochemical creatures, and nutrients provide the building blocks of our bodies’ biochemistry. Unfortunately, the thousands of chemical reactions that keep us alive and active become less efficient with age. As these inefficiencies grow, more can go wrong, increasing our...

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Posted 01/01/70
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Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

Nutritional and Herbal Supplements to Prevent Altitude Sickness

The Rocky Mountains draw thousands of visitors each year, and whether here to hit the slopes in the winter or hike a “fourteener” in the summer, they come for a relaxing mountain getaway. Somewhere in the tourist brochures and vacation package advertisements there is usually a line about acclimatizing to the altitude but it's in small print. New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles are at sea level. Denver is a mile higher. Arapahoe Basin tops out at 13,050 feet. Altitude sickness has ruined enough vacations that it is incumbent on us, the local hosts, to know about prevention and...

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