Tag: healthy eating

foods that reduce stress and anxiety
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Remember the old saying, “you are what you eat”? Well, when it comes to how we feel and cope with the adversities of live, foods that reduce stress and anxiety can make a real difference in our overall sense of well-being. The foods we choose to eat can also work against us if we’re not making wise choices. Not only will certain foods not help reduce our stress and anxiety levels, they can cause them

50 plus diet plan - nutritious eating plans
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It’s no secret to any woman over the age of 50 that maintaining a healthy weight can be a challenge. Our metabolism is slowing as we’re getting older, and that plus the loss of muscle mass and decline in hormones makes us quite susceptible to weight gain. As I’m traveling through my 60’s I can attest to the fact that maintaining a steady weight as the years go by requires commitment and effort on a

foods to avoid after 50 to look and feel your best
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I can remember when deciding what to eat was not a big deal. If I was hungry I would choose something I liked. Boom. Didn’t stop to think about whether or not it was healthy for me, how many carbs I was about to ingest, what the ingredient label looked like (who cares if it’s 3 paragraphs long) or if my organs were going to collapse and fail if I eat too much of this

How a food tracker changed my life
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I used to think, “food diary? keep track of everything I eat?? food journal benefits?? who has time for that???” So, I just let that little idea fly right out of my head and didn’t give it another thought. Then, about a year ago, things started changing with my midlife body and it was affecting not only how I looked, but how I felt. I started to research how a woman in midlife, like me,

Three Simple Tips for Healthier Eating
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Our weekly coffee chat has a new look! In my effort to be purposeful about everything I do, and write about, my goal is to incorporate a theme into these posts. I still have a cup of coffee nearby…that hasn’t changed…but the focus will be on topics of interest to us as women in midlife, highlighting one each week. And we’re interested in so many things, including healthy eating, remaining strong and fit, caring for