Easy Ways to Get Enough Protein after 50

Our bodies keep changing as we age, and we need to pay attention to what we eat in new ways. For example, after age 50 or so, people need to eat a little more protein than before. Yet this is … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Study Finds Coffee Lowers Risk of Early Death

Pour another cup o’ joe. We have some good news for you. It turns out drinking 2.5 to 4.5 cups of coffee a day, without sugar, gives you a 29% lower risk of early death than non-drinkers, according to a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

5 Tips to Stop Singing the Sugar Blues

Are you trying to eat better these days? One of the best things you can do is reduce the amount of sugar you consume. We eat too much added sugar in our diets– often without even realizing it, and often … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Nothing Changes Unless You Change Something

Is your New Year’s Resolution for 2022 to get fit? Has that been your resolution in past years too? It sounds so easy on paper – until you try to throw yourself into changing too much, too fast. Soon, you’re … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Track Your Snacking While You Prepare Holiday Meals

The holiday season presents lots of challenges to your healthy eating habits. Lots of people cook large meals, with multiple side dishes, to share with visiting family and friends. When you’re not cooking, you might be baking a variety of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

A Plate of Food = How Much Exercise?

Here’s some information to help you plan a healthy holiday season. The Calorie Control Council says we can easily consume 4,500 at a big-day meal. Yikes! But if you’re trying to measure the pleasure against your hard-won exercise gains, here’s … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Workouts and Diet Make Gains Against Diabetes

Lee Bacchi went on and off the exercise wagon for decades – not really training with a purpose, but going to the gym sometimes. That continued even after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes more than 20 years ago. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Can You Really Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays? Yes!

When fall and winter come around, so do the holidays – a time for happiness, but also a time for stress. Not all methods for coping with holiday stress are healthy! Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hannukah, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve all … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

5 Fast Facts about Lowering High Blood Pressure

  Everyone knows high blood pressure is a killer. It’s the No. 1 cause of heart attacks in the United States, and the most important risk factor for strokes. And we know it’s a bigger problem later in life, afflicting … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Eat the Rainbow for 5 Servings of Fruits & Vegetables

Here’s a fun way to make sure you’re getting the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Just eat the rainbow every day! Fruits and vegetables come in all colors, not just green. So make an effort to eat something … [CLICK TO READ MORE]