Is it a good idea for you to eat before bed? Depending on your unique metabolism, food sensitivities and physical activity level, eating before bed may be beneficial to you. Generally, the earlier in the evening you can eat your last meal or snack of the day, the … [Read more...] about What to Eat Before Bed (so You Look Great the Next Morning)
Improved nutrition is often the most effective lifestyle upgrade a person can make to quickly improve their health. The big idea with smarter nutrition is that – because inflammation creates accelerated aging and disease – the easiest way to remove irritants from the human body and decrease autoimmune response is simply not to put irritants inside the human body in the first place. This section of Over Fifty and Fit helps you discover what specific foods help your own body to thrive uniquely well.
How does your skin appear in this moment? What do other people see when they look at you? While I honor my own silver hair and wrinkles – hey, I figure I earned them and I don't mind looking mature – I also must admit that it's important to me that my outer … [Read more...] about 5 Scientific Ways Skin Will Appear Younger
Sugar in the daily diet causes problems. I finally understand that. Fortunately, by removing sugar from my daily diet I feel better now at age 52 than I did when I was 30. My realizations about the longterm negative impact of sugar began when I started having … [Read more...] about What to Expect When You Remove Sugar and Grains from Your Daily Diet
Lifestyle upgrades are the process of taking less-good habits and turning them into better habits. Making gradual, lasting improvements to your daily habits is still among the best ways to extend your healthy lifespan. Here are eight lifestyle upgrades that can … [Read more...] about 8 Lifestyle Upgrades to Help Yourself Become Leaner and Stronger
There is good news about life after age 50: losing even just two inches off of your waist can dramatically improve your health overall. Now, for the startling news: the risk of dying increases about 25% for each additional four inches of waist … [Read more...] about How to Lose Stubborn Belly Fat After Age 50
Would having a weekly cheat day – a particular day when you can eat almost anything you want – help you to lose weight in the long run? Personally, I'm not a fan of "dieting." Instead, I believe in permanent lifestyle upgrades. There are some menu items that I … [Read more...] about Can Having a Weekly Cheat Day Help You Eat Better and Lose Fat?
Every now and then, each of us feels a lack of energy and enthusiasm for our daily lives. Bad, little daily habits will, over time, create lethargy. Lethargy – in turn – will create more bad daily habits. It's a vicious circle. The good news is that there … [Read more...] about 30 Unexpected Ways to Bring Enthusiasm and Joy Back into Your Daily Life
Inflammation is a negative event within humans occurring as bodies fatigue from the relentless onslaught of irritants to which they have been exposed. Inflammation is the leading cause of accelerated aging and degenerative health. Among the easiest ways to reduce … [Read more...] about Using Your Blender to Build Better Health and Lessen Inflammation
A daily green smoothie can help a man achieve his nutritional and fitness goals more easily. What is a Green Smoothie? In the Iron Man films, you can witness character Tony Stark is in his laboratory, working on his metal suit as he imbibes on a green … [Read more...] about Man Up with a Green Smoothie
Many have tried a nutritional detox, in which a temporary regimen – with a restricted diet and specific supplements – is closely followed in an attempt to rid the body of toxins or excess weight. Perhaps as important than just detoxing one's diet, is the periodic … [Read more...] about Life Detox: Everything you Need To Know about Bouncing Back