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

Never Hungry? Steps You Can Take to Keep You Cooking

Eventually, to maintain a healthy diet, you must cook. Two years after moving to Mexico part-time, I began writing a cookbook, The Lazy Expat: Healthy Recipes That Translate in Mexico. It’s for travelers, snowbirds and expats trying to cook “their food” in Mexico…

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1 week ago

12 Excuses for Overeating and Why They’re Nonsense

Do you have a collection of excuses you repeatedly use to justify eating when you aren’t hungry? Or continuing to eat when you’ve already had enough? Your decision to eat is always preceded by a thought, even if you barely notice the thought…

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2 weeks ago

Anxious About Holiday Eating? What Women Over 60 Need to Know

If holiday feasting brings you anxiety, know that you aren’t alone and there is hope to have peace with food. For many women, the increase in availability of sugar and carbohydrate heavy foods brings on an obsession, constantly worrying…

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2 weeks ago

Struggling with Overeating Because of Emotional Stressors?

Kitty, age 64, carried a shameful secret since retiring early – she had become an overeater. She had worked in Los Angeles as newspaper editor most of her adult life. Her average work weeks were 60-plus hours. She had a love-hate relationship…

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3 weeks ago

5 Healthy Tips to Thrive this Holiday Season Without Regrets

Let’s face it: it is hard to stick to healthy eating and an exercise plan during the holidays. Everywhere we turn, there are tempting foods and drinks – from treats at office parties to our own traditional family favorites. When you add in a busy schedule…

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1 month ago

Why the Solution to Emotional Eating Over 60 Is Self-Love, Not Diets

If you’ve ever reached for food for reasons other than satisfying your hunger, it’s likely you’ve struggled with emotional eating. And if you’ve been on this planet long enough, you’re bound to hear some terrible advice about how to manage it…

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1 month ago

Multivitamins vs. Individual Supplements – What’s Best for Healthy Aging?

An estimated one in two Americans take a vitamin supplement. However, when you’re facing a wall of products, it’s not always easy to know which one to buy. Should you select a multivitamin and mineral, opt for a bespoke blend…

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1 month ago

Get Set for a Healthy Winter with These Nourishing Foods

Seasonal foods are nutritional miracles. When we eat locally, Nature provides just the right fruits and vegetables to match the season. In Spring we see our first greens in New England – lettuce, beans, spinach and kale. These foods have astringent qualities…

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2 months ago

“Drinking Our Meals” Can Play an Important Role in Our Health

I recently had some dental work done and the oral surgeon told me I would need to be on a liquid diet for a while. My first thought was literally “yuck” as I imagined my meals being nothing more exciting or appetizing than bouillon and gelatin…

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2 months ago

5 Things You Can Do NOW to Help Your Body Detox

One seemingly uneventful day in May of 2003 I was driving to my chiropractor’s office when a car on the opposite side of the road made an unexpected left turn in front of my car, causing a head-on collision. My chest smashed…

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