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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.

Easy Cooking and Entertaining for After 60 Dinner Parties
5 months ago

Easy Cooking and Entertaining for After 60 Dinner Parties

Years ago I would often have people over for dinner. We called these events dinner parties, and I would usually invite anywhere between two to five couples.

I would spend all day in the kitchen, cooking up a storm and still be busy when the company arrived. I would also tend to things while everyone was sipping on cocktails and nibbling on appetizers Read More

Your Circadian Clock May Be the Key to Weight Loss After 50
5 months ago

Your Circadian Clock May Be the Key to Weight Loss After 50

It seems that the brilliant researchers who study our circadian clock, that internal timekeeper, have tuned in to an important factor for weight management. It seems a blue light sensor in the retina measures ambient light level and sets the time to go to sleep and wake up every day. Read More

Why You Crave Comfort Foods Over the Holidays… and How to Fight Back
5 months ago

Why You Crave Comfort Foods Over the Holidays… and How to Fight Back

When it comes to weight loss, the holiday season usually spells disaster. Many of my clients share with me that between all the stress and all the sugar they would prefer to just fast forward to the month of March! Read More

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year
5 months ago

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year

As a child, I wanted nothing more than to sit with the grown-ups at the holiday table. But as the oldest of my four cousins and one brother, that was not possible. I was the designated President of the Little Table; the gatekeeper, if you will, between the two worlds. Read More

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick
5 months ago

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick

When I host a party, I do my best to provide a variety of foods to allow my guests to choose at least a couple of options that meet their nutritional restrictions. I also ask my guests what food allergies or sensitivities they have so that I can make sure I avoid them. Read More

The Pro-Aging Health Benefits of Cocoa and Chocolate
5 months ago

The Pro-Aging Health Benefits of Cocoa and Chocolate

How often do healthy foods actually taste good? The answer for me sits somewhere between “not often” and “never.” And then, there is cocoa. Not only is it delicious, cocoa is also packed with anti-aging goodness. No wonder that it has been named ‘the drink of the gods.’ Read More

Easy Dinner Recipes That Can Last a Second or Third Day
5 months ago

Easy Dinner Recipes That Can Last a Second or Third Day

A favorite issue among retirees today is the difficulty of cooking for just two people. For the most part, I find it easy to cook for two, maybe because my husband is a big eater. He is not fat though – I just serve a ton of veggies, and he eats everything. Read More

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods After 50
5 months ago

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods After 50

Getting older is a privilege that many people want in their own lives. You get to see society advance, your children grow up, and you may even get to accomplish your dreams. Read More

4 Quick Healthy Breakfast Options to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start
6 months ago

4 Quick Healthy Breakfast Options to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start

There is always a lot of chatter about what to eat for breakfast and the importance of starting the day with a healthy choice. Many people feel if they skip breakfast they will lose weight. Read More

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year
6 months ago

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year

With the holiday season in full swing and parties abounding, it’s time to think about what dishes you will be serving – or bringing – to the next event. Read More

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