The Age Factor

With a presidential election looming, “age” is in the news, especially with two presidential candidates either hovering just past or below 80. While we’re not here to predict the outcome of the 2024 presidential race, we can point out that the process of aging vastly differs from one individual to another. Some people remain vigorous…

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We Love Chocolate, But Is It Good for You?

Some of us like to have our chocolate and eat it, too. Whether in cookies, slathered on cakes, poured on top of ice cream, or eaten straight from a bar, chocolate is delicious. While we tend to think of chocolate as a Valentine’s Day gift or think more about it during American Heart Month, for…

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Good Advice That’s Worth One’s Salt

Yum! Hot dogs, salsa, potato chips, dips! With Labor Day and autumn BBQs on the horizon, those tasty morsels are on everyone’s menu. Yet their high sodium content should also be on everyone’s radar. According to a recent study as reported by Prevention and Science Daily – adding salt to prepared foods can actually lead…

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A Healthy Diet is the Key Ingredient to Aging Well: A Q&A with Our Registered Dietitians

While we know that diet plays a key role in overall wellness by enhancing the body’s immune response and reducing the risk of disease, for seniors, proper nutrition is essential to healthy aging. Beyond nutrition, food can also evoke memories of family celebrations and cultural connections. For the Witherell’s registered dietitians, creating meal plans for…

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