Despite our age and the metabolic disadvantages that come with it, practical strategies and food swaps can make the whole process of losing weight after 50 easy, enjoyable and effective.
As a 51-year-old woman, I understand that menopause changes things… a lot of things.
While it does not prevent fat loss, it does require a new and unique strategy to keep the weight off.
In this post, I discuss how fat storage changes as we move into menopause and how to work around those changes to make weight loss easier. Read More “How to Make Weight Loss After Menopause Easier”
When you think of Alzheimer’s disease, what comes to mind?
It is probably an older person experiencing a progressive loss of memory and difficulty recognizing common objects or even faces of loved ones.
For many years we have believed that Alzheimer’s is a consequence of aging with a genetic propensity toward getting it.
In other words, there was nothing you could do to avoid it.
However, there are new understandings about how the foods we eat impact the brain.
These understandings have many linking the disease to our diet.
In fact, Alzheimer’s Disease is now being referred to as Type 3 Diabetes.
In this post, I will discuss how Alzheimer’s is linked to a pre-diabetic state called insulin resistance, and why this might be good news in the long run.
Read More “Alzheimer’s is Now Called Type 3 Diabetes – Is It Due to Aging or Diet”
Is the secret to weight loss eating less food or eating the right foods?
In this post, I discuss whether it is calories or hormones that determine whether or not you will lose weight.
Do you have to give up honey on a low-carb diet?
Many people swear by the healing properties of honey and don’t want to give it up.
In this post, I go over the pros and cons of eating honey on a low-carb diet, so you can decide if it is the right fit for you!