Losing Weight After 60

Like many women, I have learned the hard way that losing weight after 60 is tricky. This doesn't mean that it's impossible. But, it does mean that it requires a solid commitment to exercise, healthy eating and stress relief.

5 years ago

Why You Crave Comfort Foods Over the Holidays… and How to Fight Back

When it comes to weight loss, the holiday season usually spells disaster. Many of my clients share with me that between all the stress and all the sugar they would prefer to just fast forward to the month of March!

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5 years ago

Eat Breakfast and Nix Night Eating for Weight Loss After 60

Today’s post explores the idea of eating three meals a day as a way of maintaining a healthy weight or losing excess weight. Read More

6 years ago

5 Ways to Lose Weight and Improve Your Digestion with Mindfulness

Eating mindfully is the single most effective way to lose weight and to maintain a healthy weight throughout your life. But did you know that it will also get rid of many digestive problems? Read More

6 years ago

4 Tips for Getting to a Healthy Weight

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us aren’t overly worried about what other people think of our appearance. We are comfortable in our bodies. At the same time, we all want to be healthy and fit. So, today, I want to talk about why it is so difficult to maintain a healthy weight after 60 and, more importantly, what we can do about it. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

6 years ago

5 Dieting Mistakes When it Comes to Menopause Weight Gain

Many of my middle-aged women patients ask me similar versions of the same question: why isn’t this weight loss technique that has always worked for me in the past working now?

The answer lies in the complex ways that our hormones change and impact our metabolisms during perimenopause. Read More

6 years ago

4 Guidelines for Losing Weight After 60… and Keeping it Off!

Okay, I admit it. I don’t like rules. Especially unnecessary ones, which to me describes most rules.

When my kids were young, they loved a book by Patricia MacLachlan called Seven Kisses in a Row. In it, the protagonist says that in her house, “We only have three rules. That’s enough. Number one: Be kind. Number two: no kicking or biting. Number three: any rule can be changed.” Read More

6 years ago

9 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting in Better Shape

Staying healthy and fit is essential to getting the most from life after 60. Unfortunately, as we get a little older, it is far too easy to let excuses prevent us from finding the health and happiness that we deserve. So, today, I want to give you 9 tips for achieving healthy aging and getting in better shape. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

6 years ago

Which Comes First, Happiness or Weight Loss After 60?

When I start working with a woman who wants to lose weight, I always ask her why. What will be different when you reach your weight goal? Read More

6 years ago

Struggling to Maintain Your Weight After 50? Try These 9 Tips!

Keeping off extra pounds is a constant battle for most post-menopausal women. No matter what type of diet we follow – vegetarian, vegan, paleo, gluten-free – the challenge of warding off those unwanted pounds remains. The secret to overcoming this challenge lies in our daily habits and behaviors.
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6 years ago

Want to Lose Weight After 60? Ignore This Commonly Accepted Advice!

Despite about one-third of Americans being overweight, there’s no shortage of diet advice available, especially on the Internet. Some of it is just plain bad. Some of it is completely outrageous. Read More