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.

3 months 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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3 months 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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3 months 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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3 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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3 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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3 months ago

4 Secrets to Creating Naturally Healthy Comfort Foods

Now that fall has arrived in North America and the holidays are on the horizon, our eating habits tend to change. I know this is the season when I crave gooey casseroles, steaming drinks and (unfortunately) lots of carbs. This is a natural process…

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4 months ago

Food Is Not Just a Filling – Enjoy Every Bite with These 3 Easy Tips

We have all had decades at our hands to understand exactly what foods we like to eat. So, keeping Pooh’s point in mind, it should be easy to choose to eat less of what we don’t like. For instance, Leslie enjoys a pasta dinner, but the sauce is the best part…

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4 months ago

Is Fear of Failure Paralyzing You from Pursuing Healthy Eating Changes after 60?

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, change your eating habits or move your body more, then you’ve probably also failed at each of those tasks. And don’t misread my tone: I say that without any judgement or expectation that you would fit back into your…

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4 months ago

You Won’t Believe What Putting a Little Turmeric on Your Food Can Do for Your Body

Turmeric is a root used as a spice – but it does so much more than just add flavor to food. Here are the reasons why you need to start adding a pinch of turmeric to almost everything you put in your mouth. Turmeric is derived from the Curcuma longa plant…

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4 months ago

Does What You Eat Really Matter in Your Retirement Years?

We all know that as our bodies age, numerous changes take place. Some of these changes are good, some not-so-good, some we know about – some we do not. For instance, you may not know that nutritional needs are among the top items that can change…

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