Your Skin Needs UV Ray Protection, Inside and Out

When you’re out enjoying the sunshine, you probably don’t realize what’s going on deep within your skin. The ultraviolet radiation that penetrates your skin’s cells in the form of long-wave A rays and short-wave B rays is invisible to you, because they’re both shorter than visible light. However, you can eventually see the effects they manifest.

2018-08-06T10:11:11+00:00July 5th, 2016|Healthy Aging, Personal Care, Vitality + Well-Being|

Aging Adults Should Keep Muscle When Losing Weight

Muscle and strength are known predictors of physical function, metabolism, and overall health for aging adults. But a critical problem for many older individuals is the significant loss of muscle mass that frequently accompanies attempted weight loss that can offset the benefits of reducing body fat (2, 3). Finding a way to keep muscle while losing body fat is a primary goal during the aging process.

2018-08-06T10:11:11+00:00April 12th, 2016|Healthy Aging, Personal Care, Vitality + Well-Being, Weight Loss|

Build Abs Without Breaking Your Back

Are your sit-ups and crunches actually doing you more harm than good? These exercises might put too much resistance directly on the lumbar spine. The result is excessive compressive force that could lead to back injuries (1-2). But sports scientists have identified numerous safe and effective alternatives to common abdominal exercises that tighten and tone without harming the back.

2018-08-06T10:11:12+00:00January 27th, 2016|Personal Care, Vitality + Well-Being, Weight Loss|

For Older Women, Vitamin D3 Supplementation Helps Build Muscle Strength

One of the hard facts of aging is that with every decade of life starting around age 30, muscle mass begins to decrease. If not remedied with good nutrition and regular exercise, this loss of both muscle mass and muscle function may eventually lead to frailty. However, a new study has revealed that vitamin D3 can assist aging women in fighting to retain muscle.

2018-08-06T10:11:12+00:00November 5th, 2015|Healthy Aging, Personal Care, Vitality + Well-Being|

Five Ingredients To Strengthen Your Immune System This Season

The leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping, and that means it’s time to get the right nutrition for your immune system. Don’t wait! Now is the time to step up your defenses. With fall and winter closing in, Isamune® with Zinc can help keep you and your family feeling well by delivering a range of ingredients shown to help bolster defenses and keep immune cells in top fighting condition.

Think Fast With Fats: Fish Oil for a Sharper Memory and Better Reaction Time

Fish oil supplements can boost memory and reaction time in healthy young adults and provide different benefits for men and women. According to a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, scientists in New Zealand found that the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), found abundantly in fatty fish and fish oil, supported memory and reaction time (1)

2018-08-06T10:11:12+00:00September 11th, 2015|Brain Health, Healthy Aging, Personal Care, Vitality + Well-Being|
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