22 Jul, 2024
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The Healthiest Way To Eat Pasta If You’re 50 Or Older – Health Digest

Pasta has a GI of 50, which is considered low, but that doesn’t mean it has little impact on your blood sugar. Glycemic load (GL) considers how much carbohydrate is in a portion of the food, so a larger serving of a low GI food can still cause your blood sugar to rise. Pasta has […]

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Ignoring This Dental Habit Can Make You Look Older – Health Digest

Influenced by a number of different factors, such as structural abnormalities, family history, lifestyle habits, and certain health conditions, including some mental health disorders, bruxism can have damaging effects on the surrounding jaw muscles and joints. As outlined in the 2017 research paper, the main muscles that get worked when we’re unconsciously grinding our teeth […]

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The Vitamin Deficiency That’s Making You Look Older – Health Digest

You know how older people tend to look thinner, have weaker grip strength, experience more exhaustion, and have low levels of activity, including slow walking speeds? There is some science to support the theory that not getting sufficient vitamin D could make someone more fragile sooner.  A 2020 study published in the journal Nutrients done on mice found that […]

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The Exercise Mistake That’s Making You Look Older – Health Digest

Your pelvic floor is a collection of muscles and tissues that make up the bed or bottom of your body. It supports pelvic organs like your rectum, vagina, uterus, bladder, and bowels. Picture it like a hammock or trampoline that’s holding up an assortment of important organs.  Pelvic floor exercises target the muscles that make […]