Processed Foods: Good or Bad?

Avoid processed foods. It’s one of the most unchallenged dietary recommendations for anyone trying to lose weight or gain health. The advice is not without good reason, of course. Numerous highly palatable, packaged foods line our

Keep Your GI Tract on Track!

As we get older and start to focus more on healthy aging, our bodies tend to change. Sometimes certain foods don’t sit well with us, our metabolism slows down, and we experience digestion issues and

Protein: How Much is Enough?

You probably already know that as we age, our calorie needs decline and our need for protein increases. Yet many older adults who don’t have general knowledge about the body’s need for protein will opt

Daily Ways to Age Gracefully by Decade

Aging gracefully and healthfully is something that many of us strive for. As the years go by, overall health and nutrition become more and more important, and we might try tricks or hacks to counteract

The Importance of Protein for Healthy Aging

Did you know that getting enough protein in your diet can be just as important as getting enough calcium or vitamin D? While you might think you are getting enough, your protein needs increase as

Warm Weather Workout Tips

You may have heard that regular physical activity can add years to your life, and with the weather warming up, now is the perfect time to ramp up your fitness level and practice healthy aging.

“Can You Hear Me Now?” Age-Related Hearing Loss

“I can’t hear you.”  “Can you speak up?”  “What?” If any of these phrases exit your lips regularly, you might have a hearing problem. According to the Mayo Clinic, about 25 percent of people in

Need Motivation? Try Our Tips!

Have you ever wondered how some people always seem to be motivated? Some of us seem to be intrinsically motivated to do better day after day, while others struggle to stick with what works. It

Identifying Thyroid Issues

You exercise and eat right, but constantly hit plateaus in your weight loss journey. Perhaps you often feel lethargic and fatigued. Or maybe you have unexplainable, frequent mood swings. If these sound familiar, it could

Nutrition by the Decade: The Right Diet for Your Age

The USDA created Choose My Plate to give people a general guideline for building a healthy diet. But while the cornerstone rules stay the same, the details of our diets can change as we get