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Healthy Eating

There’s an old saying that “you are what you eat.” When it comes to healthy eating, this is definitely true. If you want to experience healthy aging, you need to make sure that you are giving your body the fuel that it needs. In this section, we’ll discuss healthy recipes, nutrition for seniors and more.

How to Cope with a Loss of Appetite After 60
3 days ago

How to Cope with a Loss of Appetite After 60

According to statistics, up to 30 percent of us will experience changes in appetite as we age. This is a complaint my mom started having in her mid-60s. Foods she loved to eat as a teen or young adult just didn’t whet her appetite anymore. Read More

Listen to Your Body! 5 Healthy Eating Tips for Women Over 60
2 weeks ago

Listen to Your Body! 5 Healthy Eating Tips for Women Over 60

These days, it seems there is at least one article, study or documentary coming out each day that delivers conflicting information about what you should and shouldn’t be eating. Read More

7 Reasons to Keep Cooking Healthy and Delicious Daily Meals at Home
3 weeks ago

7 Reasons to Keep Cooking Healthy and Delicious Daily Meals at Home

Are you still cooking meals at home? How many meals do you think you have made in your life? I have easily made more than 12,000 meals for my family, friends, guests and to take to potluck suppers. Read More

How to Make Your Meals Look Amazing with Edible Flowers
4 weeks ago

How to Make Your Meals Look Amazing with Edible Flowers

Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake.” I say, “Let them eat flowers!”

You are not so much what you eat as what you can digest. And guess what – digestion starts in your eyes! When you see an appetising morsel, a message is sent to your brain triggering the release of digestive enzymes. Read More

You Need More Than Calcium Supplements for Healthy Bones
1 month ago

You Need More Than Calcium Supplements for Healthy Bones

As a child, I was always told I needed calcium for strong bones. So, I drank lots of milk and made sure to eat foods rich in this mineral. As an adult, I took calcium supplements. I figured I was doing what I was supposed to be doing from a nutritional standpoint in order to protect my bones. Read More

How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods
1 month ago

How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods

Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that help you fight disease, feel more energetic and lose weight. These “wonderfoods” contain extra-large doses of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help us ward off diseases and live longer, healthier lives. Read More

Stomach for Brains! How Probiotics Can Help You with Your Memory
2 months ago

Stomach for Brains! How Probiotics Can Help You with Your Memory

Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the many benefits of probiotics. They are good for just about everything – from your sinusitis to irritable bowel. But, did you know they could be beneficial for your memory? Read More

Easy Summertime Recipes: Quinoa Tabouli, Kale Smoothies and More!
2 months ago

Easy Summertime Recipes: Quinoa Tabouli, Kale Smoothies and More!

With summer here, are you looking for ways to eat well without heating up the kitchen? Salads are great, but if you’re pretty active you need something more substantial than lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers to keep your energy up. Read More

5 Easy Summer Recipes: Take the Stress and Mess Out of Cooking This Year
2 months ago

5 Easy Summer Recipes: Take the Stress and Mess Out of Cooking This Year

Everyone seems to be concerned with healthy eating these days. And for a good reason! With so many hidden ingredients in our foods, it’s hard to ever really know for sure what we are putting into our bodies. Read More

5 Delicious Foods to Relieve Sensitive Teeth
3 months ago

5 Delicious Foods to Relieve Sensitive Teeth

I had just walked for two blissful hours along a beautiful coastline on a hot summer’s day and arrived at a beachside cafe famous for its homemade ice creams. Taking my time to select a scoop each of lemon sorbet and salted caramel, I carried my cone down to enjoy it on the warm sand. Read More