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Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Good Dental Hygiene Helps Bad Breath

To banish bad breath, follow these tips from the American Dental Association (ADA): Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. Brush your tongue. Avoid garlic and onions. Quit smoking. Ask your doctor if any medications you take can lead to dry mouth, which can cause bad breath.