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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.

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes
1 week 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 weeks 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
4 weeks 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

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee
2 months ago

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee

The morning cup of coffee is essential for many and is a trusted friend through early starts with children, grandchildren and morning meetings. But for those of us who are looking for ways to cut down caffeine levels, there are other great and healthy options to start the day. Read More

How Plant-Based Diets Support Healthy Aging (+ How to Transition and Save BIG!)
2 months ago

How Plant-Based Diets Support Healthy Aging (+ How to Transition and Save BIG!)

As we grow into our mature years, we start to realize that every day is precious. That said, we don’t just want to live longer; we want to live better. We don’t just want more days…
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It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!
2 months ago

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!

It is winter and except for a few of us who live in the tropics, most are experiencing some cold weather. We probably will not get snow where we live this year but the mornings are still very cold. The evenings are cold enough to enjoy a fire in our cozy living room. Read More

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60
2 months ago

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60

When actress Meryl Streep was recently asked to share her most important message for women, she kept it very simple: “Stop worrying about your weight.” Read More

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?
3 months 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. Read More

Top 10 Food Trends for 2020 – Will They Change Your Life?
3 months ago

Top 10 Food Trends for 2020 – Will They Change Your Life?

The start of every decade brings along promotions and trends of all sorts, many of which affect our food choices. Are you curious about the food trends expected to surface in 2020? Perhaps you have noticed some of them?
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Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick
3 months ago

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick

When I host a party, I do my best to provide a variety of foods to allow my guests to choose at least a couple of options that meet their nutritional restrictions. I also ask my guests what food allergies or sensitivities they have so that I can make sure I avoid them. Read More