Vitamin K, the Anti-Aging Supplement

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By Lauren Kolacki As we get older, we become more familiar with our bodies, and more familiar with the idea of them changing against our control. Our bone density decreases causing us to become weaker, move slower, and be at a higher risk for breaking a bone. Our brain cells deteriorate, which slows down our … Continued

The Frances Foundation

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By Lauren Kolacki The Frances Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to alleviating some of the suffering that coincides with a child fighting cancer. From financial assistance to special gifts, the commitment of the foundation slightly diminishes the severity of the situation, even for a moment. My admiration for this foundation provoked my curiosity, leading … Continued

Health Benefits of Chocolate for Seniors

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     There’s nothing quite like chocolate! The aroma, the flavor, and the melt-in-your-mouth goodness are enough to make anyone’s day. But, did you know that there are even more reasons to savor a piece of chocolate?      Enjoying moderate amounts of chocolate, especially dark chocolate, has some surprising health benefits, especially for seniors: improved cardiovascular … Continued

Take Advantage of Your Neighborhood Newspaper & News Source!

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  The Millstone Times is all about bringing people together and fostering a closer-knit community! Check out the many ways that you can contribute to and take advantage of your monthly neighborhood newspaper: MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR Get to know your neighbors and community one resident at a time. We enjoy featuring residents from all walks … Continued

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension … The “False Brain Tumor” That’s Increasingly Affecting Americans

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    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) – caused by cerebrospinal spinal fluid (CSF) pressure within the skull that is too high – is considered a rare disorder because it affects only one in 100,000 Americans. Yet, with the epidemic of obesity in our country, a key factor in IIH, the number of cases is increasing. … Continued

Green Tea Spiced Smoothie

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(2 serving recipe) Only 82 Calories Per Serving! Green tea is one of the top fat-burning foods, thanks to a metabolism-boosting compound known as EGCG. In one study, drinking four cups of green tea a day helped people shed more than six pounds in eight weeks! INGREDIENTS • 3/4 cup strong green tea, chilled • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne … Continued

When Your Spouse Dislikes the Mouse

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By: Dawn Gunther       It’s hard for us Disney Fans to imagine that there are people out there that don’t like Disney. We all know that a Disney vacation promises to be full of entertainment, excitement, and adventure and they ALWAYS deliver. With commercials that boast about memories that will last a lifetime: who … Continued

Pumping Mental Iron: Improve Your Memory with Brain Games

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By Marilyn Abrahamson, MA, CCC-SLP We’ve all experienced it: that moment of panic when someone approaches and we can’t remember her name, or when we’re running late to an appointment and we can’t find the car keys. These little lags in memory can slow down our days and add to anxiety, but all hope – and memory … Continued

Super Grain Quinoa Tacos

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Did you know that quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat? It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids. It also contains almost twice as much fiber as most other grains. Ingredients: • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed • 1 1⁄2 cup water, or vegetable broth • 1 1⁄4 cup … Continued