Want To Stay Healthier Longer? Put Away The Soda

By Megan Ray  |  November 13, 2014

We've all been warned of the things to avoid if we want to age healthily and live a longer life. Cigarettes, alcohol and too much sun have all been demonstrated to have adverse effects on skin, heart and brain health, as well as general wellness. But recent studies have revealed that there's an additional substance that may be just as harmful - soda. The bubbly beverage is a favorite among kids and adults alike, but there's evidence to suggest it may be doing more harm than good.

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Use Up Extra Apples With These Easy Recipes

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  October 8, 2014

Don't let your extra apples to go waste this fall. Whether you bought too many at the store or have an excess after apple-picking, there are a couple easy ways to use up your extra produce. These simple recipes are healthy and delicious and make great snacks for holiday gatherings.

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Broccoli May Decrease Cancer Risk

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  September 12, 2014

Green vegetables have been linked to significant health impacts, including increased cardiovascular function and decreased risk for developing diseases. While doctors have long-stressed the importance of getting in your daily serving of greens, a new study found that broccoli may provide benefits for both individual and community well-being.

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Tasty Labor Day Weekend Treats

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  August 29, 2014

Summer may be fleeting, but there are still several opportunities to take advantage of the great outdoors before temperatures dip. As you're celebrating the Labor Day weekend with your family and friends from the retirement community, consider spending Sunday in the sun, as Aug. 31 marks Eat Outside Day.

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4 Tips For Planning The Perfect Picnic

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  August 25, 2014

Fall is swiftly approaching. Families that are looking to take advantage of the last few weeks of summer should host a picnic to enjoy the outdoors while the weather is still warm. As you start packing for your grand adventure, keep the following tips in mind that will make your picnic as perfect as possible.

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Cool Off With This Peachy Summer Dessert

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  August 18, 2014

Is there anything more summery than a plump, ripe peach? These sweet and juicy fruits are best in late summer, which may explain why August is National Peach Month. According to NutritionData, peaches are rich in vitamin A and C, and they also contain high levels of potassium and niacin.

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Salt-Free Diet May Improve Heart Health For Diabetics

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  August 15, 2014

Seniors living with diabetes must exercise extreme caution when selecting which foods to integrate into their diets. While people with this condition know to shy away from foods high in sugar content, a new study indicates that they should avoid those high in sodium, as well.

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Gluten-Free Lasagnas

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  July 25, 2014

Few dishes are as filling and flavorful as lasagnas, but while these entrees may be replete with delicious bites, they're frequently made with ingredients that may be harmful to your overall health. Instead of reaching for the red meat, mozzarella and ricotta, consider a lasagna made from organic and gluten-free ingredients that will not only be similarly tasty, but far healthier as well.

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