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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.

5 Things You Can Do NOW to Help Your Body Detox
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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Energy and Nutrition Drinks Are Convenient, But Are They Good for You?
2 months ago

Energy and Nutrition Drinks Are Convenient, But Are They Good for You?

Sometimes, it seems that convenience has become the “order of the day” when it comes to food and meal preparation. Don’t have time to prepare dinner? Just put a frozen, pre-made meal in the microwave, and five…
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Autumn Is Here – Should You Cleanse as a Woman Over 60?
3 months ago

Autumn Is Here – Should You Cleanse as a Woman Over 60?

Did you know that a cleanse is the best way to prepare yourself for autumn? As we grow older, we must limit the challenges that naturally come with any change, including that of the seasons. As a nutrition and lifestyle specialist…
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How to Use Spices to Stay Healthy in the Transition from Summer to Fall
3 months ago

How to Use Spices to Stay Healthy in the Transition from Summer to Fall

Many kitchen spices have warming properties that can enhance your health as the weather turns colder. While they are available in supplement form, use them in recipes whenever possible. Read More

6 Tips for Cooking Deliciously in Small Servings
3 months ago

6 Tips for Cooking Deliciously in Small Servings

While restaurants adapt to the new safety standards, many people still choose to cook at home, leaving us faced with how to make nutritious, creative, and inviting meals for one or two people. Even if we enjoy cooking, which I do,…
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When It Comes to Longevity, Quality Years Are What Really Counts
3 months ago

When It Comes to Longevity, Quality Years Are What Really Counts

Every year or so, it seems that popular culture updates the idea of the “new 40” to reflect our increasing longevity. For example, I remember when “50 is the new 40” was being touted. Today, we hear that “60 is the new 40…”
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The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Healthy Aging
3 months ago

The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Healthy Aging

Did you know that as we get older, we are more prone to dehydration no matter the weather? I started to notice this during moderate hikes and exercise when I hit my mid-fifties. There are a couple of physiological reasons for this…
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How the French Make Entertaining Appear So Simple (RECIPE)
4 months ago

How the French Make Entertaining Appear So Simple (RECIPE)

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Imagine for just a moment that Covid-19 doesn’t exist. Let’s return to the days when we used to throw dinner parties for friends and family at our homes. Now let’s look forward to the days when we will be hosting dinner parties again…
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Socially Acceptable Weight Gain? Yup, It’s a Thing!
4 months ago

Socially Acceptable Weight Gain? Yup, It’s a Thing!

I stepped off the bathroom scale, looked in the mirror and thought, “Really!” That scale has been totally off the last two months, so I knew it was definitely time for me to kick it to the corner and social distance. Or maybe I should move…
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Eating Out – An Occasional Pleasure or a Pleasurable Occasion?
4 months ago

Eating Out – An Occasional Pleasure or a Pleasurable Occasion?

Until we all went into lockdown – the ‘before’ period that feels like another time altogether – I used to love to eat out. Although I am a moderately good cook (and my husband a willing sous-chef), there is so much to be said for it…
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