What actually works to help the human body lose belly bulge (plus, the most common myths about becoming healthier – debunked). Some fat cells that create belly bulge sit directly under the skin. Doctors call this subcutaneous fat. Scientists believe subcutaneous … [Read more...] about 4 Supplements that Doctors Say Can Help Shrink Belly Bulge
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.
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)
An autoimmune response is when your immune system gets tired or confused and attacks healthy cells within your own body. Informally, these are often referred to as "flare-ups." Many people over the age of 50 use an anti-inflammatory diet to reduce autoimmunity … [Read more...] about 9 Ways to Reverse Autoimmune Symptoms After Age 50
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
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 upgrades that … [Read more...] about 8 Lifestyle Upgrades to Help Yourself Become Leaner and Stronger
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 some … [Read more...] about Cheat Day: When to Take a Day-Off on Your Diet
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
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 in your nutritional regimen. But … [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 are in a green … [Read more...] about How Many Calories Are in a Green Smoothie?