Food & Fitness After 50: Guess her age!

On Mary Ellen’s 80th birthday she gathered with 14 family members for a celebration weekend in Chicago. Her children and grandchildren asked every wait staff who served them to guess her age. Not one was close. She attributes her longevity to many factors. “My mother lived to be 100,” so she inherited some good genes,Continue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Guess her age!”

Food & Fitness After 50: Should you Fast to Lose Weight?

When I was helping my mother-in-law move from her apartment I came across this 1963 booklet, “Calorie Counter for 6 Quick Weight Loss Diets.” (My mother-in-law tends to hang on to things for a long time!) The 6 weight loss diets featured were the: Three-Day Jet Diet Seven-Day Hurry Up Diet Get Slim Diet StayContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Should you Fast to Lose Weight?”

Food & Fitness After 50: From Meal Makeover Mom to Cannabis Janice

I knew Janice as one half of a dynamic duo who taught families to prepare healthy meals for kids. For 15 years, Meal Makeover Moms developed recipes for busy parents who wanted to provide easy, healthy meals for their families. But, in 2016 Janice’s career took a turn; not a slight turn but a radical shiftContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: From Meal Makeover Mom to Cannabis Janice”

Food & Fitness After 50: Happy Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month and Dr. Bob and I wish everyone a happy, healthy September! Since we published Food & Fitness After 50 we have posted a weekly blog, Fit to Eat, and we have interviewed over thirty inspiring adults, ranging in age from 55 to 90! They live as far away as Australia and asContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Happy Healthy Aging Month”