Food & Fitness After 50: Run for your life!

An alternate title for this post could be, “When Nancy met Cheryl.” It was not only the start of a running partnership, but also a lifelong friendship. Nancy was newly married when she moved into Cheryl’s neighborhood and they met when Cheryl, with her toddler in tow, delivered the community newsletter to her house. CherylContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Run for your life!”

Food & Fitness After 50: Are you eating enough fruits & veggies?

Are you eating enough fruits & veggies? Probably not, according to a new report from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention on fruit and vegetable consumption in the U.S.  Most of us know that fruits and vegetables are good for us, offering protection against heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and even some cancers. Yet,Continue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Are you eating enough fruits & veggies?”

Food & Fitness After 50: Do you have pre-diabetes? Now what?

When my friend and colleague,  Jill Weisenberger, published a new book on prediabetes, I couldn’t wait to interview her and ask her to answer questions that adults 50+ have when told they have high blood sugar levels and prediabetes. Jill is an internationally recognized nutrition and diabetes expert. She is the author of the fourContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Do you have pre-diabetes? Now what?”

Food & Fitness After 50: “Be aware, be alert, and be active”

At her 80th birthday celebration last year, everyone who attended had an “Edee story.” The kind of story that brought a smile, a chuckle, or belly laugh at the retelling. My friends and I have had the privilege of knowing Edee for over 25 years and traveling to over 20 world-wide destinations…from Paris to Prague…withContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: “Be aware, be alert, and be active””