Food & Fitness After 50: Get Old and Get Better

“Just Do It may be Nike’s slogan, but it rules Kathy’s life.” Too many people hit their sixties and say “it’s too late for me to:” lose weight change my eating habits get fit But, not Kathy, at age 65 she is stronger, fitter, and healthier than she has ever been. And, after she discovered Pickleball aboutContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Get Old and Get Better”

Food & Fitness After 50: Strategies for Losing Weight and Maintaining Weight

Strategies for losing weight and maintaining weight are not the same! Weight loss is a national obsession and even older women are seeking the perfect weight loss plan (one that usually promises quick weight loss without cutting calories or being active!) We are bombarded with social media images (thanks, Instagram) of flawless women of allContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Strategies for Losing Weight and Maintaining Weight”

Food & Fitness After 50: Don’t Let the Old Man In

In Food & Fitness After 50 we discuss food and fitness, of course! But, we also have a section on being well and the importance of managing stress, getting sufficient sleep, and enjoying social connections. Another aspect of being well is our attitude or mindset toward aging. As May is Older American’s Month it is a good time to consider anContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Don’t Let the Old Man In”

Food & Fitness After 50: Diet and Cancer Connection

Alice, in her early 60s, talks the talk and walks the walk when it comes to understanding the connection between diet and cancer. I interviewed her about her personal journey to optimal aging and what we should all know about diet and cancer. She is the Senior Director for Nutrition Programs for the American Institute forContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Diet and Cancer Connection”