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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
1 week ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

I remember when Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. Read More

Stop Counting Calories and Points to Lose Weight After 50
1 week ago

Stop Counting Calories and Points to Lose Weight After 50

Have you been counting calories or points ever since you can remember and still struggle with losing weight after 50? In reality, being overweight has much less to do with calories than it has to do with food choices. Read More

Want to Sleep Better? Stop Consuming these 6 Things Before Bed
1 week ago

Want to Sleep Better? Stop Consuming these 6 Things Before Bed

As with so many aspects of aging, it’s easy to blame our poor sleep patterns on our bodies. I reality, there are plenty of simple things we can do to sleep better after 60. In this article, I’ll explain how what you eat in the hours before bed may be keeping you up at night. Read More

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness
1 week ago

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness

A recent study saying that loneliness and social isolation are a major health hazard is no surprise to millions of people who are alone and lonely. Not having the fundamental human experience of connectedness is painful and even dangerous, especially if you are older. Read More

Healthy Aging: Muscle Mass and Its Relationship to Frailty
1 week ago

Healthy Aging: Muscle Mass and Its Relationship to Frailty

This article complements a previous one I recently wrote where we discussed the definition of frailty, how it affects us as we age and the very important symptom of muscle mass loss. Read More

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try
1 week ago

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try

Bone broth, which is basically soup broth, has been around for centuries. Our ancestors used to keep a pot of broth over the fires to use in making meals. Making bone broth was a way of using every part of an animal so that nothing was wasted. It was an inexpensive and versatile source of nutrients. Read More

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?
2 weeks ago

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?

It is that time of year again when you may be focusing on eating healthier. One way to accomplish this goal is avoiding, as much as possible, ‘empty calories,’ i.e., foods that are high in calories and low in nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. Read More

How to Take Care of Your Brain as You Age
2 weeks ago

How to Take Care of Your Brain as You Age

As we grow older, we all experience our own unique set of health challenges. Few things cause more fear than the thought of losing your cognitive abilities. Read More

4 Reasons Why You Might Want to Start Yoga as an Older Student
2 weeks ago

4 Reasons Why You Might Want to Start Yoga as an Older Student

Yoga is not age-dependent – toddlers to centenarians can and do enjoy it. Accessible yoga is one of the major trends these days. Accessible yoga means that proper modifications make yoga available to everyone. Read More

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50
2 weeks ago

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50

Most people think that balance exercises are for preventing falls. Nothing could be further from the truth! Read More