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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 Complicated Relationship Between Stress and Nutrition for Women Over 50 (7 Things You Need to Know!)
1 week ago

The Complicated Relationship Between Stress and Nutrition for Women Over 50 (7 Things You Need to Know!)

Stress is an inescapable and unavoidable part of life. Common stressful events may include a new job or project, raising kids, managing household finances, being a caregiver, or the passing of a spouse or family member…
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Set Them Down and Just Eat! 3 Techniques for Mindful Eating vs. Mindless Stuffing
3 weeks ago

Set Them Down and Just Eat! 3 Techniques for Mindful Eating vs. Mindless Stuffing

Here is a story you probably don’t know:

Two Zen students were telling each other about their teachers.

“My teacher is a great master who does amazing things. With three strokes of his sword, he can cut an apple off a tree and slice it into quarters before it hits the ground. He can shoot an arrow into the center of a target, then split that arrow with a second one.” Read More

4 Quick Healthy Breakfast Options to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start
4 weeks 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. I have found that eating protein in the morning staves off hunger pangs until lunch…
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Spring Greens Can Give Your Aging Body a Boost: Learn How with These Tips!
1 month ago

Spring Greens Can Give Your Aging Body a Boost: Learn How with These Tips!

Do you ever stroll through a garden or a forest in springtime, with sun shining down upon you, and you almost “see” the greens spring up before your eyes? These beautiful greens have been in a dormant phase for several months, just waiting for the soil to warm…
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Tired of Beans? Try This Super-Easy, Yummy, Immune-Boosting, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Roasted Vegetable Soup
2 months ago

Tired of Beans? Try This Super-Easy, Yummy, Immune-Boosting, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Roasted Vegetable Soup

Are you, like me, spending a lot of time in your kitchen these days, as we all ‘shelter in place’ and follow social distancing mandates during this very difficult time?
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3 Recipes to Comfort You in Uncertain Times
2 months ago

3 Recipes to Comfort You in Uncertain Times

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A therapist friend once told me, “Our brains can’t process two things at once. If our hands are occupied – knitting a scarf, coloring or drawing, cooking a new recipe, decorating cookies…
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My Super-Easy, Too-Good-to-Be-True, Immune-Boosting, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Comfort Food Lentil Stew – You’re Gonna Love It!
2 months ago

My Super-Easy, Too-Good-to-Be-True, Immune-Boosting, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Comfort Food Lentil Stew – You’re Gonna Love It!

Coming home from grocery stores in the past weeks during this rapidly escalating Covid-19 outbreak has left me both anxious and overwhelmed. As I’ve scanned the increasing number of empty shelves in most grocery chains…
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How to Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes
2 months 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…
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How a Healthy Mediterranean Diet Might Reduce Inflammation and Pain
3 months ago

How a Healthy Mediterranean Diet Might Reduce Inflammation and Pain

Do you ever wake up feeling like you haven’t slept all night or with joints that hurt as you struggle out of bed? Me too.

These discomforts may be caused by ‘inflammaging’, chronic low-grade inflammation common in older adults, even in the absence of infection. Other possible symptoms of inflammaging are fatigue, a low fever, abdominal and/or chest pain. Read More

Satisfy Your Pasta Cravings Guilt-Free with This Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipe
3 months ago

Satisfy Your Pasta Cravings Guilt-Free with This Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipe

I have a love/hate relationship with pasta. I love that it’s so easy to prepare, it’s very versatile, and honestly, I crave carbs. However, I hate what carbs do to my waist and thighs. Read More