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Eating to Prevent Bone Loss and Increase Muscle Strength

Posted by Cory Luckner on Jan 22, 2018 7:45:58 PM


Aging is part of life, and with it, comes challenges that can make everyday life more difficult. One of these challenges is regarding mobility. Mobility problems you may notice can be:

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Topics: Mobility, nutrition

The Mediterranean Diet for COPD Patients

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Sep 25, 2017 10:24:54 PM

Over a decade ago Science Daily reported a research project that found that following a Mediterranean diet basically halves your risk of developing a progressive lung disease with all other risk factors being equal. For those with COPD or other progressive lung conditions, this diet has been among the most beneficial for slowing progression and maintaining good quality of life. The food site Eating Well called it the world’s healthiest diet for:

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Topics: nutrition, COPD

How to Put on Muscle Mass When Fighting COPD

Posted by Cory Luckner on Sep 8, 2017 11:20:30 AM

What is COPD?

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Topics: COPD, nutrition

Foods to Avoid when you have COPD or any other Lung Disease

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Aug 21, 2017 7:13:00 AM

When you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, eating and digestion can sometimes be a challenge. As your stomach gets full it pushes up against your diaphragm making breathing difficult. The act of chewing and swallowing temporarily cuts the delivery of air to your lungs, making you feel out of breath.  Digestion uses a lot of oxygen as well further leaving you breathless. Not making the correct food decisions can leave you gasping for breath halfway through your meal.

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Topics: COPD, nutrition

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