Food & Fitness After 50: “If you are waiting for someone to motivate you, you’re doing it all wrong!”

Charles doesn’t mind letting people know he is competing in the 85-89-year-old category of the USA Track & Field National Masters Championships. “We need to stop the nonsense that we are too old to do anything,” he tells me during our phone interview. For 24 years, Charles was professor of computer information systems, but his realContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: “If you are waiting for someone to motivate you, you’re doing it all wrong!””

Food & Fitness After 50: Bike. Drink. Eat. Repeat.

This post was written by Dr. Bob Murray, co-author of Food & Fitness After 50.          At my 50-year high school reunion, I was reacquainted with two classmates who were planning to participate in the 2018 Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) event and they convinced my wife and me to joinContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Bike. Drink. Eat. Repeat.”

Food & Fitness After 50: Writing Your Own Story to Aging Well

  I admired Susan long before I met her. As food editor for the Atlanta Journal Constitution for almost 19 years, she was at the helm of the award-winning food section. I devoured that section every Thursday! Then one day, she had an idea for a new column, Fit to Eat, and she asked meContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Writing Your Own Story to Aging Well”

Food & Fitness After 50: Foods for a Healthy Gut: Part 2

Last week in our interview with Jo Ann Hattner, gut health expert and author of Gut Insight: Probiotics and Prebiotics for Digestive Health and Well-Being, we covered basics about the gut microbiome. This week we get down to the application: prebiotics, probiotics, and fermented foods. And, we’ll dispel some myths about pre-and probiotic foods. Can you describeContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Foods for a Healthy Gut: Part 2”