LifeLivedForward_SLICES_17

 

An assembly of nutrition, fitness and lifestyle resources

to keep seniors actively engaged.

 

  • Aging Well and Thriving: Turn On Your “Happy Gene.” Yes you can! Be happy as you get older! Being happy is a key to your well-being and quality of life. It enhances your inner strength and makes you emotionally resilient. Happiness is one of the things that brings joy and contentment into our lives. These are precious commodities and are just as important as we get ...
  • The HEART of the Matter Something is killing women in this country at an alarming rate!  It is not one many diseases you see everyday on news stands.  The number one killer of vital women in this country is heart disease. Our hearts are amazing muscles.  They start beating 6 weeks after conception, while we are still in our mother’s womb, and ...
  • Who’s Right in the Salt Debate For decades, a sometimes furious battle has raged among scientists over the extent to which elevated salt consumption contributes to death, with one camp calling it a “public health hazard that requires vigorous attack” and another claiming the risks of dietary salt excess are exaggerated, even to the point of calling sodium reduction “the largest delusion in the history of preventive medicine.” ...
  • Opportunities to Give and Share On this occasion I would like to bring to your consideration some thoughts about the richness of giving and sharing.  Giving is a manifestation of our personal fullness.  As we give, we experience the magic in generosity.  In my various circles of friends, It is a joy to see the wonder-filled ways in which they ...
  • Reasons To Be Cheerful If knowledge is power, then 78 percent of people over 50 say they are empowered with the knowledge that exercise is the key to healthy aging. Yet fewer than 30 percent of all Americans invest a minimum of 30 minutes a day in their physical health! Why this disconnect? We are surrounded by media that sell ...
  • Increasing Protein Intake After Age 65   DOCTOR’S NOTE A study that purported to show that diets high in meat, eggs, and dairy could be as harmful to health as smoking? If you missed it, please see the video: Animal Protein Compared to Cigarette Smoking. Protein is so misunderstood. For more on the optimal amount of protein, see Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein? and The Great Protein Fiasco. For ...
  • Celebrating Marriage Celebrating Marriage  My husband and I will soon celebrate 33 years of a very happy and harmonious marriage, based on our mutual love, respect, trust and understanding.  When we celebrated our Silver Anniversary with dear family, we asked them to sign a paper for us, as witness of our everlasting commitment.  This special document was written ...
  • The Mediterranean Diet Takes Top Honor Are you looking to maintain your weight, eat healthy, and stay younger? You’re in luck. The Mediterranean diet has recently been ranked as one of the best programs to accomplish these goals. In our book, “Mind-Body-Spirit Connections: A Pathway to better Health,” we stated the Mediterranean diet was one of the better diets to stay ...
  • Foam Rolling and Dynamic Warm Up “Go buy a foam roller,” these are words I commonly say to most of my athletes of all ages and skill levels.  Foam rolling is a marvelous way to stretch your tight tendons and muscles and work out your problem areas before activity.  Essentially, the log of hard foam serves as a rolling pin to ...
  • How to Maximize Nutrient Absorption Unhealthy lifestyle behaviors associated with an increased risk of premature death include smoking, excessive alcohol drinking, and not eating enough greens. The best way to get your greens is in whichever way you’ll eat the most of them, and one way to sneak extra greens into your daily diet is with whole-food smoothies, “a potent blend of good nutrition” in a quick, ...