Food & Fitness After 50: Clarence Bass, an Example of Lifelong Commitment to Food & Fitness

Last week, I interviewed Mr. Clarence Bass, an 80-year old fitness enthusiast who epitomizes a lifelong commitment to exercise and healthy eating. Please stop and take a moment to visit his website and bookmark it to go back to and read his thoughtful articles (he has posted an article a month since 1980, so thereContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Clarence Bass, an Example of Lifelong Commitment to Food & Fitness”

Food & Fitness After 50: “Get in shape to get in shape.”

This guest post was written by Dr. Bob Murray. Four years ago, Ed had his third back surgery to relieve pain in his low back caused by spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spine.) His prescreening physical showed an abnormality in his EKG and his doctors suggested follow-up testing. Both an exercise stress test and aContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: “Get in shape to get in shape.””

Food & Fitness After 50: Good Food for your Valentine

Tomorrow we think of affairs of the heart: flowers, cupid, and chocolate all come to mind. But, this year, treat your special someone to something really good for their heart and brain…seafood and fish. OK, not the most romantic or sexy of foods, but fish and seafood provide needed fats for healthy hearts and brains.Continue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Good Food for your Valentine”

Food & Fitness After 50: Busting Myths on Fibers

I put the “s” on the end of fiber for a reason. While you have probably heard for the need to increase fiber intake, Dr. Julie Miller Jones, a professor and researcher from St. Paul, Minnesota, says, “We should talk about fibers, like we talk about vitamins, because they do different things for our health.”Continue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Busting Myths on Fibers”