Experts Rank Mediterranean Diet as the Best

For the sixth straight year, the Mediterranean diet has been ranked as the best overall diet for health and wellbeing, according to U.S. News & World Report. Concerns about healthy aging came into play this time, the magazine said – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Study Links Junk Food to Brain Decline

Packaged, ultra-processed foods are convenient and tasty. They’re handy to have around the house for the grandkids or for snacking. But they’re not good for us – not for our bodies OR our brains. We’re talking hot dogs, burgers, sausages, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Balance the Big Meal with Your Exercise Goals

The average holiday meal can contain 4,500 calories, according to the Calorie Control Council, which advocates for healthy lifestyles. If you’re trying to measure the pleasure against your hard-won exercise gains, here’s a guide to learn how much yumminess you’ve … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise, Eat Right, and Know Your Diabetes Risk

Around the world, some 540 million adults have diabetes, and the number will soar in the coming years. Almost half of those people are undiagnosed, and the disease caused 6.7 million deaths globally in 2021, according to the International Diabetes … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]

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]

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]