High-carbohydrate lifestyles can create health problems, especially after 50. Positive transformations occur when carbs are reduced. Sugar in the daily diet causes problems. I finally understand that. Fortunately, by removing sugar from my daily diet I feel better … [Read more...] about What to Expect When You Remove Sugar from Your Daily Diet
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.
End the bloat! You can optimize your digestion by eating nutritious foods containing naturally occurring probiotics. Modern lifestyles sometimes make it difficult to keep the human body healthy. Here are five things to avoid in order to optimize … [Read more...] about 5 Things that Can Mess Up Your Digestion
There are six distinct behavior patterns among those who possess fantastic health and a joyful attitude in the morning. When you install these six habits, you, too, will begin to feel fantastic in your own body when you wake up and start … [Read more...] about 6 Important Steps toward Helping Your Body Feel Fantastic Each Morning
Research reveals that improvements in particular habits can help to make the later years of your lifespan healthy and happy. And it’s not as difficult as you might have thought. Which of the following 12 lifestyle habits would be … [Read more...] about Your Lifespan: Evidence-Based Ways to Add 12 Zestful Years
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 size. It's … [Read more...] about Proven Ways 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? by Dane Findley Personally, I'm not a fan of "dieting." Instead, I believe in permanent lifestyle upgrades. There are … [Read more...] about Diet Cheat Day (When and How to Take a Day-Off on Your Diet)
Adopting lifestyle upgrades is a 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 … [Read more...] about 8 Lifestyle Upgrades to Help Yourself Become Leaner and Stronger
What supplements should you take? Getting the vast majority of nutrients you need from the foods that you eat is a smart nutritional strategy. However, it's also important to recognize that supplements can be an effective way to fill in any possible missing gaps … [Read more...] about What Supplements Should I Take?
People are talking about green smoothies and their health benefits, but how many calories are in a green smoothie?” Green smoothies are potentially life-changing, helping you to become lean, strong and to have higher energy – but how many calories … [Read more...] about How Many Calories Are in a Green Smoothie?
Good Food Choices Start in the Mind A strict diet may not be necessary for you. Living a more anti-inflammatory lifestyle can – over time – improve your body composition, your skin’s appearance, and your overall health. Depending on your unique situation, … [Read more...] about 10 Food-Related Choices that Enhance Health without a Strict Diet