sixtyandme logo

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.

8 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…

Read More
8 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…

Read More
9 months ago

Pass the Cheese Please – And Always Make It French

You can’t think of France without thinking of food, and you can’t think of French food without thinking of French cheese. What can one say about a country that has up to 400 or more different cheeses? Some French cheese experts even claim…

Read More
9 months ago

Nutrition Needs May Change as You Age: A Few Tips to Stay in Front of Them

There is no denying that a healthy, balanced diet can help you live longer, feel younger, and have more energy, but what we often don’t realize is that the definition of a healthy diet changes throughout our lifetime. For example, you may have lower calorie…

Read More
10 months ago

Breakfast, Is It Really That Important?

Commonly touted as the most important meal of the day, breakfast often becomes the step-child of the day’s meals by virtue of its timing. First thing in the morning is not when most people want to take the time to plan and prepare…

Read More
10 months ago

Is it Aging or Is It Processed Foods?

I’m over 70, and I don’t feel like I’m aging. I’m just as active as I’ve been for the last 25 years. My recent annual physical showed perfect blood work and no ailments. Why? Because I know the difference between aging and processed foods…

Read More
10 months ago

How to Cope with a Loss of Appetite After 60

According to statistics, up to 30 percent of us will experience changes in appetite as we age. This is a complaint my mom started having in her mid-60s. Foods she loved to eat as a teen or young adult just didn’t whet her appetite anymore…

Read More
10 months ago

How to Create Your Own Intermittent Fasting Routine

Intermittent fasting is certainly a hot health topic these days, and for good reason! There are plenty of articles, books, and research papers you can read to learn of the impressive and often even miraculous benefits of fasting…

Read More
10 months ago

Is Healthy Food Really More Expensive?

For many of us, the idea of switching to a healthy, organic diet seems out of reach because the perception is that it’s too expensive. Is that really true? It can be difficult to pinpoint the answer because we all have different food purchasing habits…

Read More
11 months ago

A Recipe for Eggplant Delight and the Secret of Eating Healthfully While Saving Money

It is so important for all of us to nourish our bodies with healthy choices in food. Being health oriented, I have spent years researching different foods, making sure we get adequate vitamins and minerals in our diet. Dinner time is sacred time at our house…

Read More