Category Archives: Food News

Try Some Turmeric

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN
Adapted in part from Susan’s book, Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle
Did you know that turmeric is a cousin of ginger? Like ginger, turmeric can be utilized in both … Continue reading

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Grape Toss

Recipe adapted from Susan’s Book, Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle.
This recipe is refreshing, tart, creamy, crunchy, tangy and of course, nutritious. The grapes provide beautiful color and flavor, the blue cheese adds a … Continue reading

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Eat Your Flowers!

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, Nutritionist
In the summer we enjoy the bounty a garden brings. The fruits, vegetables and flowers all just blend together for a beautiful display as well as pleasing our palate.
While many fruits and vegetables do … Continue reading

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Baby Boomer Banana Split

 By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, Nutritionist
Susan’s Baby Boomer Banana Split
Who says a banana split can’t be nutritious? Many Baby Boomers are mindful of what they eat and this can fit the bill. This recipe has protein, calcium and probiotics … Continue reading

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Eat to Detox

When we hear about “detox” we often think of fasting, juicing and colonics. The reality is our bodies were designed to detox 24/7.
In our new nutrition series at the Golden Door, we explore factors in our environment, lifestyle and eating … Continue reading

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October is Apple and Cranberry Month

  
It’s that time of year for the beautiful colors of fall. It’s also a change of seasons in our produce. October welcomes in apples and cranberries. Both are packed with nutrition, flavor and versatility in cooking. They can be … Continue reading

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Simple and Delicious Grilling and Broiling Tips and Recipes

Love to grill? These easy tips and recipes add flavor along with nutrition. They also contain powerhouse compounds shown to help reduce the potentially harmful effects of overcooking protein foods. Read on and chow down!
Marinate proteins in herbs and spices. … Continue reading

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Cocoa Anyone?

Recipe adapted from Susan’s book “Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle.”
Sometimes a cup of hot cocoa can just take us away. Cocoa powder has those relaxing properties for our heart and mind. This easy and … Continue reading

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Boomer Holiday Survival Tips: Say Bah Humbug to Stress and Blues!

The holiday season has officially started.   The season includes festivities, food, drink-and stress. Let’s try to put it all in perspective to get the best out of it.

Lighten it up. One thing we in the Northern Hemisphere know all too well … Continue reading

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Boomers and Metabolic Syndrome

Also known as Syndrome X or Dysmetabolic Syndrome, metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that are linked to overweight or obesity. It can increase the potential for development of diabetes and heart disease.
According to the National Heart Lung … Continue reading

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