Active Seniors


New Year, New You

Among the top New Years resolutions world wide are the resolutions “exercise more” and “lose weight”. While they sound simple in theory, less than half of us succeed at achieving our new years resolutions. Exercising to lose weight may seem straight forward, but in fact there are variables to consider to make sure that you […]

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Dietary factors influencing cardiovascular health

There are many foods that affect the health of our body and cardiovascular system. This article looks at the evidence behind some of the main foods, diets and supplements that impact on our cardiovascular health. MEDITERRANEAN & VEGETARIAN DIETS Studies suggest those adhering to a Mediterranean or vegetarian diet have reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as well as

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Eat for strength

When we consume foods with protein, the proteins are broken down into amino acids which form the building blocks of muscles. As we get older our muscle stores naturally decline so it is important that we eat and exercise in a way to attenuate the age related loses. It is possible to increase muscle mass at any age

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The trouble with discount strawberries… After walking past the strawberries at the supermarket all winter (I can’t justify paying $6 per punnet), I now can’t walk past without buying 3 punnets for $5. Even if I already have 3 punnets in the fridge at home! So I was confronted with the issue of how to

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