TIME: New Study Says Low-Carb Diets May Help You Lose Weight. But Are Carbs Really So Bad For You?

new study suggests that low-carb diets may help people keep weight off and even drop extra pounds, adding to the confusion about the health benefits — or detriments — of carbohydrates…

http://time.com/5456022/are-low-carb-diets-healthy/

Easton Preservation committee (CPA) discusses senior citizens request for 6 pickleball courts

November 16, 2018 – Last night a group of Easton senior citizen residents turned out at the Community Preservation Act Committee (CPA) meeting to hear the initial discussions concerning a CPA request to build 6 new dedicated pickleball courts at the Union Villa field area under the “Recreation use” provision of CPA. This is the first time in town history tha a senior has requested outdoor recreation construction.

Pickleball,  a sport sweeping the nation and popular with seniors, is a low impact aerobic competitive paddle sport  that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis and is an official Town of Easton Recreation Department program with more than 100 players participating. Most of the players are seniors who have been playing on cracked uneven town tennis courts with hand drawn lines and 35 pound portable nets.

Stay tuned for future developments…

 

Pickleball is a paddle sport (similar to a racquet sport) that combines elements of badmintontennis, and table tennis.

10 tips to remember better

As people live longer, the number of people with diagnosed dementia is growing. Even if it’s not diagnosed dementia, forgetfulness increases as we age.

Here’s 10 tips to remember better…

https://www.al.com/life/2018/11/10-tips-to-remember-better.html

New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less

You’ve likely heard the idea that sitting is the new smoking.

Compared with 1960, workers in the U.S. burn about 140 fewer calories, on average, per day due to our sedentary office jobs. And, while it’s true that sitting for prolonged periods is bad for your health, the good news is that we can offset the damage by adding more physical activity to our days…

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/11/12/666744493/new-physical-activity-guidelines-urge-americans-move-more-sit-less

Community Preservation Act (CPA), receives 8 grant requests

CPC Eligibility Grants  Affordable Housing Trust  Easton Conservation Commission – Tufts Farm  Easton Housing Authority – Elise Circle Roof Replacement  Easton Public Schools Muscato Stadium Turf & Track Resurfacing  Oakes Ames Memorial Hall Fire Alarm Radio Box  Smith Farm at Borderland State Park  South Easton Cemetery Corporation – Historic Fence Restoration  Union Villa Field Pickle Ball Courts