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A SMARTER APPROACH TO HEALTHIER

The National Senior Games partners with SmartyPants to help fuel seniors’ training and competition through health tips and specially-formulated supplements.

From tips on eating better, to breaking down new health trends and more, the SmartyPants Blog, “The Recommended Daily,” is a wealth of knowledge for anyone looking for a smarter approach to healthier. Click the link for every blog post or check out some examples below.

 

The Missing Minerals: 4 Essential Minerals to Look For

Minerals are often an overlooked group of nutrients that play a crucial role in our health, so it’s worth taking a second look at our diets and identifying the minerals that may be missing or lacking in our diets. If you’re eating a typical American diet, you’re probably not getting enough magnesium, zinc, chromium, or selenium.

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10 Nutrients to Help You Age Beautifully

Some people may think getting older means slowing doing. Doing less. taking it easy. At SmartyPants, we disagree. We think there are more age groups to conquer. More events to compete in. Now’s the time to run circles around those grandkids.

But good health doesn’t just happen. With every passing birthday, nutrition and lifestyle become more and more important. So, we’ve put together 10 nutrients proven to help you age like the finest of wine (or cheese) and take on whatever's next.

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5 Essential Spices Everyone Should Stock

There is a world beyond salt and pepper. A world full of spices. A world where flavor and health meet to create deliciousness that is just as good for you as it tastes. Here’s a few of the healthiest spices to stock in your kitchen:

  • Turmeric
  • Coriander
  • Ginger
  • Nutmeg
  • Chili Pepper

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The Truth About GMOs

What are GMOs? Are they good? Bad? What are the pros and cons?

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers.

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05 June 2018
Athlete of the Month
Brad Winter, 66, Albuquerque, New Mexico When Brad Winter was a kid, he and his friends liked to use a broomstick to jump up on walls. “My f...
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Clearwater, FL - In 2017, The National Senior Games proudly celebrated its 30th Anniversary. As the largest multisport event in the world fo...
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