Category Archives: Health Maintenance

How to Treat Obesity in Adults and Baby Boomers Part 2

The majority of this information has been excerpted from the book “Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle©,” by Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RD, which, is available in both print and ebook format. Click on the … 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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3 Tips For Boomers to Keep Blood Sugar and Appetite Steady during the Holidays

It’s that time of year and let’s face it-we have more food around than ever-it just seems to pop out of nowhere, doesn’t it?! And, for those who have diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance/elevated blood sugar levels, it can be … 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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Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Restaurants

While many of us are paying closer attention to what is in our foods, we are still crushed for time when it comes to meal preparation. Often fast food is the choice to grab a quick bite. We know it’s … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Nutrition Ranking Systems

A lot of us have seen grocery store chains develop nutrition labels and information to help us better understand the content of what we are purchasing.  For some, it can be a helpful tool.
David Grotto, RD, LDN, author of “101 … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Add Cherries to Your Diet

With boomers, gen Xer’s and others seeking more nutrition and wholesome foods in their diets, here’s one fruit that is worth considering eating on a regular basis-cherries. Known as a super fruit, cherries are packed with color, nutrition and flavor. … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging Quiz

September is Healthy Aging Month. Take the quiz below and rate your savvy on staying on top of your health.

1. True or False. We need to eat more as we age, as our bodies need more calories.
2. The best natural  … Continue reading

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Tips for Boomers to Age Well

Ok its official the Baby Boomers have hit middle age. Born 1946 to 1964 we have moved in to the middle part of our lives. And, being that we are known as the rebellious generation, we are likely to rebel … Continue reading

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