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Aging and Memory

Aging and Memory

What does the phrase “Healthy mind. Healthy body.” mean to you? This phrase can begin to take on a new meaning for adults 65 and older, as mental decline is commonly associated with aging.

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Healthy Aging for the Heart

Healthy Aging for the Heart

Welcome to our second blog in our Healthy Aging series! In our previous blog, we discussed what it means to age normally and how to take care of your body as you enter into your golden years. In this post, we will take a closer look at heart health as you age.

Nuts About Peanuts

Nuts About Peanuts

You know how you like them…whole vs ground into peanut butter, crunchy vs smooth, boiled vs raw, salted vs honey roasted…but did you know that Georgia is tops when it comes to peanut production in the U.S.? [1]

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An Apple A Day….

An Apple A Day….

Here in Georgia, we are lucky as it’s fairly easy to eat an apple a day. Did you know that we grow about 14 different varieties of apples in Georgia? North Georgia is home to several apple orchards and fall is peak apple picking season. [1]

What Does Healthy Aging Look Like?

What Does Healthy Aging Look Like?

If you are 65 or older, you are part of the fastest-growing population age group worldwide! [1] Life expectancy at age 65 in the U.S. is another 19.4 years. [2] With more people than ever before reaching this age, it is important to know what aging healthfully looks like. Read on as we explore this […]

A closer look at health trends

A closer look at health trends

No doubt you’ve heard about many of the health trends going on. These include trendy miracle foods and things you should or shouldn’t eat to improve your health. Sometimes you have to be a health trend detective to determine if something is fact, fiction, or somewhere in between. Let’s check out a few of these […]

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Got Nutrition Facts?

Got Nutrition Facts?

You may have noticed changes to the nutrition labels on most foods. We view this label, and the recent changes, as a wonderful tool for us, the consumers, to use when choosing foods to meet our health goals. While there are several updates to the label, two stand out.

Can your diet prevent Covid-19?

Can your diet prevent Covid-19?

A healthful diet can impact many diet-related diseases, such as high blood pressure or cholesterol. So can eating a healthy diet prevent someone from getting Covid-19?

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