healthy eating for healthy aging

Healthy Aging

Prioritize a long health span

Prioritize a long health span

With a long health span, you too can fly into space in your 80’s The typical 82-year-old doesn’t rocket into space if he or she is in poor health. I’m going to hazard a guess that 82 year-old Wally Funk is a woman who values 

Eggs are on my protein radar screen

Eggs are on my protein radar screen

“I should eat more eggs.” I remind myself of this quite often. Why? Quality protein, convenience, cost, versatility and taste. What more reasons does a person need? Yet we’ve been taught to fear and shun eggs for decades, and some people still stick to those antiquated 

Don’t overlook these probiotic foods

Don’t overlook these probiotic foods

What do you associate with the term “fermented food”? yogurt yogurt yogurt How about “probiotic food”? What food do you think of? yogurt yogurt yogurt If you picked “yogurt” for any of your answers, you wouldn’t be wrong. We’re so focused on yogurt we forget 

Sometimes Vegetarian, sometimes not, always healthful

Sometimes Vegetarian, sometimes not, always healthful

“What is a plant-based diet anyway?” I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that question. The average person is confused, rightly so. Plant-based diets are fashionable. Unfortunately, an official definition of plant-based eating is non-existent. Does it mean vegan? Vegetarian? Flexitarian?