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3 Food Trends for 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Kymberly and I spent several days at the Natural Products Expo West, sampling delicious (and healthy) food and beauty products, and attending sessions so that we could share the latest news with you. In part 1 of a series, we share three food trends.

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Why It’s Great to be a Boomer

How much is said about the advantages of being a Boomer? I speak as an expert when I say we Boomers are in full bloom, especially when we eat right & exercise.

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Age Actively with a Winning Bucket List

Why not Buff(erin) out and Polish off your Bucket List in a Clean Sweep(stakes)? (You know we like word plays).
The message behind bucket lists is that we should all live our lives to the fullest. How do you define that?

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Reaching Your Fitness Goals, or How Are Those New Year Resolutions Coming Along

We are one-sixth of the way through 2014. This is about the time when many people give up on their New Year’s resolutions to move more, eat better, lose weight – the list goes on. It’s easy to understand – the weather isn’t cooperative, you aren’t seeing improvements, there’s no time – that list goes on too! Please don’t get discouraged. Keep at it.

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5 Age-Defying Tips to “Youthen” Your Heart

Do you want your midlife body to stay as vital, youthful, and cooperative as long as possible? Then try Frances Largeman-Roth’s age-defying nutrition tips.

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How Duff Goldman, Pompeian Oil and I Teamed Up To Donate $5000 to the Foodbank

Pompeian Oil had a photo baking contest, and the winner was the Foodbank, as a $5000 donation was made to them. Ace of Cakes celebrity chef Duff Goldman was the judge. Want to see the winning photo?

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Time to Leak a Big, Embarrassing Secret About Active Aging

No secret leaking here! What do you do to manage incontinence, especially when exercising, laughing, or coughing? Have you curtailed activities out of pee worry? We suggest …

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Weight Loss and Self-Love

Women, why are we so hard on ourselves? Why will we always look good “as soon as…?” And we all the know the joke about how men who are 30 pounds overweight look in the mirror and see a good-looking guy, while women who have 5 extra pounds see themselves as 30 pounds over! Except it’s not really a joke. Why do we love ourselves less when we weigh more?

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How Do I Kick Back Pain from Kickboxing?

A reader with “killer back pain” from kickboxing asks our advice. And blames beer. What easy tips will improve her form and help get rid of sore back injury?

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Lose Weight! Gain Friends!

Women over 50 have a higher rate of exercise adherence and weight loss when social support is in place. This includes social media support. Time to help each other stick to our goals, Boomer Chicks! Want to join our online community and say sayonara to those menopause pounds?

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