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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.

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

My Favorite Chia Seeds Recipe with Yummy Mango Sauce
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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?
1 year 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
1 year 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
2 years 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?
2 years 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