Food & Fitness After 50: Surviving and Thriving the Holidays

Here come the holidays and with them lots of myths and misinformation about food and nutrition. First, I want to be clear that we don’t need to restrict our enjoyment of traditional foods served during the holidays. But, some of us tend to go overboard and throw out all common sense when it comes toContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Surviving and Thriving the Holidays”

Food & Fitness After 50: My Favorites from Philadelphia’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

Every fall about 10,000 dietitians get together for 4 days of education, networking, and fun. The meeting is packed with workshops, breakfast briefings, committee meetings, education sessions, culinary demos, receptions, and hundreds of exhibitor booths. For me, the meeting is more about networking, connecting with old friends, and meeting new ones. While I enjoy theContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: My Favorites from Philadelphia’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo”

Food & Fitness After 50: Keep Active Every Day

I met Barbara through exercise classes at the YMCA and volunteering at our local county library, but I didn’t really know her, and my hunch was that this 65-year old energetic, vibrant, kind woman would have lots to offer on eating well, moving well, and being well. So, I invited her to lunch and myContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Keep Active Every Day”

Food & Fitness After 50: It’s Movember: A Movement to Raise Awareness on Prostate Cancer

In 2003, two friends in Melbourne, Australia were having a beer when they began talking about fashions and fads that have faded with time. The conversation got around to moustaches and they decided to bring back the facial hair in the month of November. Inspired by a friend’s mom who was raising funds for breastContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: It’s Movember: A Movement to Raise Awareness on Prostate Cancer”