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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.

6 months 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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6 months ago

7 Ways to Make Eating at Home Fun and Good

Eating at home can be better and more fun than dining out every day. In this article I share seven ways to make home food preparation interesting. For many years, it was my responsibility to feed our family of seven, three healthy meals a day…

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7 months ago

Easy Dinner Recipes That Can Last a Second or Third Day

A favorite issue among retirees today is the difficulty of cooking for just two people. For the most part, I find it easy to cook for two, maybe because my husband is a big eater. He is not fat though – I just serve a ton of veggies…

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7 months ago

Why Keeping an Eating Journal Is Key for Permanent Weight Loss

Do you keep a record of what you eat? Why would anyone want to bother to keep an eating journal each day? If you want to keep your weight down but still enjoy the foods you love and stay off the diet hamster wheel…

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7 months ago

4 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Fall – Plus a Favorite Autumn Soup Recipe

Autumn brings shorter days and longer nights which means less sunshine and warmth. In this season, you have less access to natural Vitamin D though deficiency in this vital nutrient is turning out to be a risk factor for susceptibility…

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7 months ago

What You Need to Know About Night Eating After 60

One issue with which many of my clients struggle is eating at night, after they have had dinner. I hear things like: “My husband and I watch TV and snack after dinner.” “I feel mildly hungry around 9-ish, and am afraid that if I don’t eat…

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8 months ago

My Yummy Anti-Aging, Anti-Wrinkle Chocolate Banana Pudding

What if I told you there was an incredibly tasty, anti-aging and anti-wrinkle, healthy chocolate pudding that is dairy-free, healthy, gluten-free and… did I mention healthy? If you’re like me and have a sweet tooth even though you know its not good for you…

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8 months ago

4 Strategies to Overcome Emotional Eating: Building a Healthy Relationship with Food and Emotions

Emotional eating, the act of using food as a coping mechanism for emotional distress, can pose challenges to those of us seeking a healthy relationship with food. However, with the right strategies, it is possible to overcome emotional eating and develop healthier…

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8 months ago

Family and Friends Got the Fall Blues? Warm Them Up with These Comfort Foods

Fall is in the air. At this time of year, I think about coffee cakes and small sweets to have with a nice cup of tea or coffee in the afternoon. I dream about sitting by a fire, or looking out a window on a cold day. But alas, I remember that I am in Costa Rica…

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8 months ago

Enjoy Your Food 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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