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

Why Do I Feel Bad After I Eat? Understanding and Healing Guilt and Shame After Eating

Many of your food struggles likely come from an activated nervous system that is driving powerful cravings. This nervous system activation may be related to current stress or past trauma, but either way it is impacting how you feel after eating…

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1 week 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…

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2 weeks ago

How to Create Amazing Aging Youthful Smoothie Bowls… Plus My Top 5 Recipes!

Are you ready to make 2021 healthy by adding some anti-aging smoothie bowl recipes to your meal planning? I have been using smoothies in my nutrition plan for years and am starting to enjoy smoothie bowls as a tasty substitution…

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3 weeks ago

5 Breakfast Ideas That Will Energize Your Day

The biggest chemical reaction that your body experiences in a day is from the food that you put into it. Therefore, quality counts. And so does the very first thing that you eat each day. Eating a healthy breakfast does two things…

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1 month ago

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60

For millions of Americans, taking statins – medications like Lipitor and Crestor – to lower cholesterol has become the norm. However, these drugs, while they work, can come with significant side effects. Although most people tolerate…

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1 month ago

5 Nutritious Holiday Food Choices You May Not Have Considered

With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be feeling despair at the thought of facing all those tempting foods you so love. But you needn’t gain weight or eat foods with zero nutritional value. The key is to make the best…

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2 months 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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2 months 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 months 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 months 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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