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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.

Answering 4 Frequently Asked Nutrition Questions: Where Is the Truth?
3 days ago

Answering 4 Frequently Asked Nutrition Questions: Where Is the Truth?

To begin, let me say that the following answers are based upon my training and experience as a holistic nutritionist. Opinions on what’s best in nutrition are highly controversial which …
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Healthy Eating After 60: Love Your Refrigerator and Barely Like Your Pantry
4 days ago

Healthy Eating After 60: Love Your Refrigerator and Barely Like Your Pantry

If you give a visual check of your fridge and pantry, it is more than likely that your pantry may come out as better stocked. This is probably true in most cases because there are other items stored besides food on the shelves. Take a second to look and inventory…
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Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60
2 weeks ago

Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60

As a nutritionist and blogger at Alternative Ageing, I am a keen fan of fasting. So when the 5:2 diet hit the headlines a couple of years ago, I happily embraced this form of intermittent fasting for the sake of my health as well as my waistline…
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Is It Possible to Make a Quick, Easy Risotto? Totally! (RECIPES)
4 weeks ago

Is It Possible to Make a Quick, Easy Risotto? Totally! (RECIPES)

Yes, you read that right. Quick and easy. These are not words I usually associate with making risotto. I don’t make risotto often because it requires standing at the stove and stirring, stirring, stirring… while adding liquid a little at a time. Are you with me? It’s too much time…
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How to Create New Eating Habits for Permanent Weight Loss
4 weeks ago

How to Create New Eating Habits for Permanent Weight Loss

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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Healthy Aging and Fat Consumption: The Good, the Debatable and the Ugly
1 month 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…
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Have You Forgotten These Heart Healthy Foods?
2 months ago

Have You Forgotten These Heart Healthy Foods?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. The month of February is known as “Heart Health Month,” but we should practice the prevention of heart disease every month of our lives…
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2 Delicious Breakfast Options – Vegetarian Egg Scramble and Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble
2 months ago

2 Delicious Breakfast Options – Vegetarian Egg Scramble and Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble

There are many new and old/revisited diets in today’s landscape featuring a variety of different foods. Many of them are aimed at losing weight and improving your health. The vegan and vegetarian diets…
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To Eat or Not Eat… Meat – A Diet After 60 Decision Worth Debating
2 months ago

To Eat or Not Eat… Meat – A Diet After 60 Decision Worth Debating

I grew up eating like a farmer’s daughter, too. I love meat. I know a lot of people don’t eat anything with eyes for personal reasons, and I’m fine with that. But the meat food group often gets a bad rap which, in my opinion, is not fair…
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The 4 Heart-Healthy Food Groups that Should Dominate Your Diet After 60
3 months ago

The 4 Heart-Healthy Food Groups that Should Dominate Your Diet After 60

Did you know that heart disease can be reversed through those same lifestyle changes, especially proper nutrition? It may be hard to believe, but according to published studies, it’s true. Your diet impacts your health directly…
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