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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.

You Need More Than Calcium Supplements for Healthy Bones
4 months 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

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults
4 months ago

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults

Imagine a rain forest teeming with life. All around are trees reaching seemingly to the sky, monkeys swing through the branches, vividly coloured birds shout noisily to each other, butterflies flutter by flowers, wire haired pigs snuffle in the dirt, underneath our feet tree roots form a dense mat. Read More

Embrace the Joy of Shared Meals After 60 – You’d Be Surprised at the Benefits!
5 months ago

Embrace the Joy of Shared Meals After 60 – You’d Be Surprised at the Benefits!

After 60 many of us live alone, and not always by choice. In my work as a health coach many women share that the hardest time of day is the dinner hour, because it just doesn’t feel so good to sit alone at the table. Read More

Oops! Unexpected Gas and Other Midlife Tummy Troubles
5 months ago

Oops! Unexpected Gas and Other Midlife Tummy Troubles

Joanie confided to me that she was mortified on a fairly regular basis.

“Why is this happening to me?” she asked. “I’m sitting with friends at a restaurant and let out a toot when I stand up to leave. It’s funny but also very embarrassing. I try to pretend it’s the chair scraping on the tile floor, but they laugh and say it happens to them too.” Read More

Recipes of the Rich and Famous That You Can Make for Pennies
5 months ago

Recipes of the Rich and Famous That You Can Make for Pennies

Welcome to another installment of how to live like a millionaire on a retirement budget.

The recipe ideas I want to share with you are served at the finest restaurants for hefty prices. They may not even be that good either, because as we know, money and quality don’t always add up. Read More

The Secret Life of Weight Obsessed Women
5 months ago

The Secret Life of Weight Obsessed Women

Most people think it’s just skinny 16-year-olds that develop anorexia nervosa and teenagers of all sizes that develop bulimia. ED (eating disorder) is a restless lover, attracted to potential lovers of all ages. And he’s made great inroads with women in midlife and beyond. Read More

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60
5 months ago

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60

When actress Meryl Streep was recently asked to share her most important message for women, she kept it very simple: “Stop worrying about your weight.” Read More

Container Gardening: 5 Steps to Growing Organic Vegetables in Small Spaces
5 months ago

Container Gardening: 5 Steps to Growing Organic Vegetables in Small Spaces

Are you tired of red peppers and tomatoes that taste like cardboard? Do you buy organic fruits and vegetables, but wish the prices were lower?

Do you live in a condo, apartment or small space and yearn to grow your own fresh organic vegetables, but think you don’t have room?

The good news is that you can grow an edible garden right on your balcony, patio or kitchen windowsill. Read More

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!
5 months ago

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!

It is winter and except for a few of us who live in the tropics, most are experiencing some cold weather. We probably will not get snow where we live this year but the mornings are still very cold. The evenings are cold enough to enjoy a fire in our cozy living room. Read More

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
5 months 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