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Do You Struggle with Weight and Body Image Issues?

By Karen Donaldson May 14, 2023

If you struggle with your weight and have body image issues, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that over 90% of women are unhappy with their bodies. And they’ve taken drastic measures to get to a certain number on the scale. In fact, most of the women…

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Losing Weight After 60 is Possible! Just Get Rid of These 8 Things

By Margaret Manning May 02, 2023

Many women are trying to lose weight after 60. Unfortunately, with nature playing tricks on our metabolism, it feels like we have to work twice as hard to move those pounds. Most of us have found out that diets don’t work…

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Is Reminiscing Keeping You from Losing Weight?

By Robin Ola April 06, 2023

Telling old stories can be so fun. Thinking about past vacations or remembering events with our friends can be so entertaining. I love revisiting stories about my children when they were young or rehashing tales of my youth with childhood friends…

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4 Power Foods That Can Lift Your Spirits After 60 – Say Bye-Bye to Gaining Weight!

By Peg Doyle March 24, 2023

Who among us hasn’t reached for a fatty bowl of ice cream or a double chocolate brownie when feeling anxious? We all know how good either of these can make us feel. Those initial feelings of pure pleasure, the cool creaminess…

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How to Create New Eating Habits for Permanent Weight Loss

By Shari Broder March 11, 2023

Are you sick and tired of hopping on and off the diet hamster wheel, but you want to be a comfortable, healthy weight? If you are serious about losing weight, the only way to get permanent results is by changing your eating habits…

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2 Reasons Why “Cheat Days” Are Not a Weight Loss Winning Strategy for Emotional Eaters

By Marion Holt February 10, 2023

When I am on a diet, I live for my cheat days. I fantasize every day, all day long, about the food I am going to splurge on during my next cheat day. I know if I want to reach my goal weight, I’m in for a long period of time. My cheat day allows me to feel less…

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11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60

By Peg Doyle February 07, 2023

No matter our age, it’s hard not to think about how 5 or 10 fewer pounds might make us happy. It can mean the difference in a dress size. It can be a boost to self-esteem. It can mean a compliment from an observant friend or spouse…

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Live with a Scarfer? How to Lose Weight Anyway!

By Wendy Irvine December 31, 2022

If the book hasn’t yet been written, it’s utterly overdue, and just to get the ball rolling let me suggest the title: Surviving Life with a Scarfer. It seems to be a truism in life that those of us who meticulously watch our food intake pair up…

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5 Reasons Older Women Should Lift Weights

By Jane Thurnell-Read December 26, 2022

Many older women think weightlifting is for men, or (at the very least) for younger women. However, the benefits of weightlifting for older women are striking…

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

By Peg Doyle November 19, 2022

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…

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