Category Archives: Nutrition

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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Celebrate Chocolate Day October 28

Chocolate is one of those comfort foods that can be enjoyed in a number of ways. This recipe is so easy to make and can be frozen and saved for a last minute dessert or just a treat.
Dark chocolate … 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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How and Why to Reduce Sugar Intake Part II

The next step in reducing sugar intake is to switch the type of carbohydrate you consume. Complex carbohydrates are a larger molecule, made up of more complex chains of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. They include starches and fiber and take … 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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Tips for Delicious Grilling

What’s more enjoyable than an afternoon outside with family, friends and barbecue? It’s all about the celebration. While we all enjoy a savory grilled treat it’s important to note preparation methods can make a difference when it comes to health.
Evidence … 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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