Food & Fitness After 50: Is 70 the New 40?

“The strong live long!” I recently returned from Chicago from the annual American College of Sports Medicine Health & Fitness Summit. My friend and co-author of Food & Fitness After 50 , Dr. Bob Murray, and I gave a talk titled “Is 70 the New 40?” Since Bob and I are closer to 70 than 65, weContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Is 70 the New 40?”

Food & Fitness After 50: Clearing the Confusion on Probiotic Supplements

A friend asked a simple question, “should I take a probiotic supplement?” I wish there was a simple “yes” or “no” answer, as I’m sure that is what she wanted. But, as with many questions in nutrition, the answer is it depends. It depends on: What is the reason for taking a probiotic supplement? IsContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Clearing the Confusion on Probiotic Supplements”

Food & Fitness After 50: Plant-Based Eating

A recent article in the Washington Post noted that the number of new food and drink products that mentioned plant-based eating grew 268% between 2012 and 2018. There is no getting around it…plant-based eating, from oat milk to chickpea snacks, are filling the shelves of grocery stories. I sat down with the Plant-Powered Dietitian, Sharon Palmer, to ask herContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Plant-Based Eating”

Food & Fitness After 50: Meet the Zippendales

February is the month where we turn attention to affairs of the heart. Of course, there is Valentine’s Day on the 14th, but it is also American Heart Month, designed to raise awareness about heart disease and how you can prevent it. Today s post,  is written by Dr. Bob Murray, co-author of Food & Fitness After 50, andContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Meet the Zippendales”