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American Heart Month

Share Some Love — It’s American Heart Month!

In honor of American Heart Month, we’re sharing helpful articles and resources so you can share them with your patients and clients. Let's focus on increasing awareness and preventing heart disease! February is American Heart…Read More

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Cancer Prevention Month

February is Cancer Prevention Month, a time dedicated to educating and empowering people to reduce risk of cancer.  There have been major advancements in cancer research to celebrate, including providing doctors with better tools to…Read More

Food, Fitness and Embracing Life Leads to Healthy Aging

Eating nutritious foods and getting plenty of physical activity is a foundation of being healthy at any age. Research supports healthy eating, fitness and overall outlook on life as keys to healthy aging. Access helpful…Read More

News in Nutrition and Aging for January

January marks the start of a new year, which means a new opportunity to excel. Start the new year off right by educating yourself on the latest news in nutrition and aging. These articles explore…Read More

Is Irregularity Normal for an Aging Adult?

Doris is a healthy 69-year-old woman who has recently had problems with “irregularity”, her polite word for constipation. She thought it was just a symptom of aging, but the problem was really starting to bother…Read More

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News in Aging for December

We’re keeping up on the latest news in the nutrition industry so that you can, too! There’s new research that suggests senior cohousing has significant benefits that help fight the senior loneliness epidemic. The Centers…Read More

Holiday Tips for Nutrition Professionals

Holiday Tips for Nutrition Professionals

With the holidays right around the corner, food will likely play a big role in many celebrations and gatherings. But let's not to forget the importance of nutrition and food safety in the midst of…Read More

November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a time to increase awareness of the risks, symptoms, treatment and management of diabetes. In conjunction with NHLBI, the focus is on the link between diabetes and heart disease. Visit…Read More

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November Health Observances

November is Gluten Free Diet Awareness Month and COPD Awareness Month. In addition, World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day is Thursday, November 20. We’ve compiled what we feel are the most helpful articles to understand…Read More

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Promote Breast Cancer Awareness in October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an observation started by the National Breast Cancer Foundation to promote awareness of breast cancer and early detection. Learn more about what you can do to share the message…Read More

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Use World Stroke Day 2019 to Increase Awareness & Help Prevent Strokes

World Stroke Day is recognized on October 29, 2019. This observance was created by the World Stroke Organization to bring awareness to the fact that strokes are preventable and to share information on how to…Read More

World Mental Health Day

Focus on Suicide Prevention on World Mental Health Day 2019

The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is suicide prevention and taking “40 seconds of action” to raise awareness to the scale of suicide around the world and what you can do to…Read More