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.

5 days ago

4 Simple Appetizer Recipes to Amaze Your Friends in Retirement

I have changed the way I entertain friends over the past several years. I rarely have dinner parties and large groups to my house. Many of my friends are on special diets or have certain health concerns, so I choose to entertain with a variety…

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2 weeks ago

Recipes of the Rich and Famous That You Can Make for Pennies

The recipe ideas I want to share with you are served at the finest restaurants for hefty prices. They may not even be that good either, because as we know, money and quality don’t always add up. However, you can dine even…

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3 weeks ago

5 Pantry and Freezer “Must-Have” Foods for People with Autoimmunity

As many women with autoimmunity and other chronic diseases have discovered, food is much more than just calories for the body! Food provides vital information to the immune system, the nervous system, and every other bodily system…

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1 month ago

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?

It is that time of year again when you may be focusing on eating healthier. One way to accomplish this goal is avoiding, as much as possible, ‘empty calories,’ i.e., foods that are high in calories and low in nutrients your body needs to stay healthy…

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1 month ago

Don’t Let Inflation Keep You from Eating Healthily

Many of us are feeling the squeeze rampant inflation puts on food budgets. Those of us on fixed incomes may feel it more acutely than others. To give you an idea of the pressures we are facing, food prices have spiked more than 13 percent over the past year…

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1 month ago

Winter Hydration and Why It Matters

The extreme warmth of summer is a great internal reminder to drink more fluids. However, when the colder months come around, we should continue to keep this top of mind as we can become just as easily dehydrated in the winter…

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2 months ago

Use These 4 Protein Tips for Healthy Muscle Mass

You have probably heard that gaining and maintaining muscle mass is important as you age. In case that hasn’t sunk in yet, I am here to remind you once again… maintaining your muscle mass is absolutely crucial if you want to age gracefully…

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2 months ago

How Are You Managing Your Cholesterol Levels?

Two years ago, after my annual physical, I learned that my cholesterol was elevated. This came as a total surprise to me. I am nothing if not a healthy eater: My breakfast of choice alternates between a steaming bowl of slow-cooked Irish oatmeal…

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3 months ago

Want to Stop Emotional Eating? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions

Have you ever thought about the tiny number of things over which we have actual control? There are so many things in life that go on regardless of us actually ‘doing’ anything to make them happen…

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3 months ago

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

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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