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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.

4 Secrets to Creating Naturally Healthy Comfort Foods
6 months ago

4 Secrets to Creating Naturally Healthy Comfort Foods

Now that fall has arrived in North America and the holidays are on the horizon, our eating habits tend to change. I know this is the season when I crave gooey casseroles, steaming drinks and (unfortunately) lots of carbs. Read More

Multivitamins vs. Individual Supplements – What’s Best for Healthy Aging?
7 months ago

Multivitamins vs. Individual Supplements – What’s Best for Healthy Aging?

An estimated one in two Americans take a vitamin supplement, but when you’re facing a wall of products, it’s not always easy to know which one to buy. Read More

You Won’t Believe What Putting a Little Turmeric on Your Food Can Do for Your Body
7 months ago

You Won’t Believe What Putting a Little Turmeric on Your Food Can Do for Your Body

Turmeric is a root used as a spice – but it does so much more than just add flavor to food. Here are the reasons why you need to start adding a pinch of turmeric to almost everything you put in your mouth. Read More

Surprising Cauliflower Recipe Proves Even Our Grandmas Loved Superfoods!
8 months ago

Surprising Cauliflower Recipe Proves Even Our Grandmas Loved Superfoods!

Cauliflower is the latest vegetable to be considered “hip.” It is a powerful superfood that has been a staple vegetable for a very long time. Read More

Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60
8 months ago

Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60

As a nutritionist and blogger at Alternative Ageing, I am a keen fan of fasting. So when the 5:2 diet hit the headlines a couple of years ago, I happily embraced this form of intermittent fasting for the sake of my health as well as my waistline.

Let’s explore the thinking behind this plan and talk about my easy-to-do version. Read More

Does Healthy Eating = Healthy Aging?
8 months ago

Does Healthy Eating = Healthy Aging?

Do you have healthy and nutritious habits? Or are you a die-hard fan of those rich foods you grew up eating? As someone concerned with health and nutrition, I have done a lot of research on this subject.

I have personally fought pre-diabetes and worked with a team of doctors to determine the best way to eat at this latter stage of my life. Read More

The Truth About the Benefits of Probiotics After Menopause
9 months ago

The Truth About the Benefits of Probiotics After Menopause

Many women find that increasing their intake of plant hormones helps to reduce menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes.

These plant hormones have a weak effect on human oestrogen receptors and include soy isoflavones as well as lignans. These ligans are found in good quantities in ground flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sweet potatoes and lentils. Read More

The Surprising Benefits of Probiotics for Your Bowels as an Older Adult
9 months ago

The Surprising Benefits of Probiotics for Your Bowels as an Older Adult

As you get older, your bowels tend to become less regular and predictable. Common ways to improve this are to increase your intakes of fiber and fluids. These options work best if you also increase the presence of beneficial bowel bacteria. Read More

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes
9 months ago

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes

I never thought about making turmeric tea until my last visit to India. On the trip, a good friend of mine introduced me to the diverse flavors of this magical drink. There was something about the spices, milk and honey that set my taste buds on fire. I absolutely loved it and I’ve been drinking turmeric tea every day since then.   Read More

The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Healthy Aging
9 months ago

The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Healthy Aging

A couple of weeks ago, I traveled from my home in Santa Monica to my favorite desert spa in record 121° heat. At 10 pm, it was still 106°. During my three days there, I drank liquid continuously. I estimate 16-20, 8-ounce cups daily. During such severe heat, people become very sensitive to dehydration. Read More