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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.

My Favorite Chia Seeds Recipe with Yummy Mango Sauce
9 months ago

My Favorite Chia Seeds Recipe with Yummy Mango Sauce

Do you have a favorite chia seeds recipe? Today, I’d love to share mine. All you need to follow along are some chia seeds, 8oz of coconut milk and your favorite fruit or berries. Read More

3 Refreshing Fruit Infused Water Recipes to Help You Stay Cool This Summer
9 months ago

3 Refreshing Fruit Infused Water Recipes to Help You Stay Cool This Summer

If you know that water is good for you, but, don’t like the taste, I have a solution – fruit infused water! Today, I’d like to give you a quick demonstration of 3 of my favorite fruit infused water recipes. Read More

Looking for Inexpensive Dinner Ideas? This is the Only Secret Ingredient You Need
10 months ago

Looking for Inexpensive Dinner Ideas? This is the Only Secret Ingredient You Need

Before I disclose the secret ingredient, let me reveal that it is not love, sociability or friendship. At least not exclusively – despite the fact that these cherished values may encourage us to reach-out to others in the first place. Read More

Do You Love Cooking? Or Are You a Closet Non-Foodie, Like Me?
10 months ago

Do You Love Cooking? Or Are You a Closet Non-Foodie, Like Me?

Do you love cooking? Or, are you a non-foodie in a food centric world? Yes? Then, like me, you would avoid the Annual Food Festival in Ubud. But, this year, it caught me unaware.

Out for a walk, I found myself in a snarl of pedestrian traffic. I had little choice but to join the crowd. I was Alice tumbling down a rabbit hole headfirst into foodie wonderland. Read More

4 Things You Need to Know About the New Nutrition Facts Label
10 months ago

4 Things You Need to Know About the New Nutrition Facts Label

Finally, the FDA is catching up with reality. By mid-2018, all packaged foods will be required to contain the updated nutrition facts labels. Read More

How to Stay Healthy on Holiday, One Delicious Bite at a Time
10 months ago

How to Stay Healthy on Holiday, One Delicious Bite at a Time

Apart from a tan and presents for our grandchildren, there are two things most of us want to avoid bringing home after a holiday abroad: an upset stomach and excess baggage around the waist! Read More

Can Healthy Fats Help You to Experience Healthy Aging?
11 months ago

Can Healthy Fats Help You to Experience Healthy Aging?

For decades, the conventional wisdom was that eating fat made us fat. As a result, food manufacturers went wild with refined carbohydrates and sugar, seeking to make low-fat foods more palatable. Now, it’s understood that it’s those foods that make us fat. Read More

Healthy Aging and Fat Consumption: The Good, the Debatable and the Ugly
1 year ago

Healthy Aging and Fat Consumption: The Good, the Debatable and the Ugly

Are you confused about the amounts and kinds of fat you should include in your diet? You’re not alone!

For decades, we have been advised to limit fats. But our bodies need certain types of fat throughout our lives. Read More

Do You Believe in Anti-Aging Supplements? Which Ones Do You Use?
1 year ago

Do You Believe in Anti-Aging Supplements? Which Ones Do You Use?

Many of the women in our community have strong opinions about anti-aging supplements. Some of us believe that they are just a fancy excuse for pharmaceutical companies to help us part with our money. These women say that eating a healthy, balanced diet is all we need to do for our bodies. Read More

Is Throwing Out the Salt Shaker Good or Bad for Healthy Aging?
1 year ago

Is Throwing Out the Salt Shaker Good or Bad for Healthy Aging?

I like salty foods. I realize that this is not considered an especially smart thing to admit to these days. Nevertheless it’s true. I like salt. Sweets are good too, but, it wouldn’t be devastating for me to cut back drastically. Well… maybe not “drastically,” since I already try to avoid too much sugar. But, when it comes to salt, like many people, I need to work on my restraint. Read More