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What Food is Healthy? And a Whole Grain, Wholly Amazing Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway!

“What food is healthy?” This is a question we are asked quite frequently, mostly by our university students, but also by our 60- and 70-year-old students.The answer is quite simple at first glance, yet in practice deceptively difficult. While you’re deciding what’s healthy for you, go ahead and enter our giveaway for a Bob’s Red Mill – Whole Grains, Wholly Amazing gift card.

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FitBloggin: Boomer Health Through Social Media

Are you on a weight loss journey? Are you interested in using social media to help you meet your fitness and health goals? Do you like to travel? Do you like to win prizes and receive gifts from quality brands? Would you like to improve your writing, video, marketing, business and photography skills? Best of all, do you enjoy meeting people who are happy to meet you right back? All of these things occurred at the Fitbloggin’ convention in Portland last week.

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VitaFusion: Gummy Vitamins for Boomers (and other Adults)

Once you’re past 50, it gets harder to “pass” the blood test at your annual exam. A vitamin and mineral deficit seems to exist for even the healthiest boomer, and it’s common to be advised to start taking multivitamins. For those of us who choke on pills, a chewable gummy vitamin might just be the solution.

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Food, Glorious Food: Tidbits from the BlogHer Food Conference

Food is a hot topic. Or a hot dish (people from Minnesota will understand). At the BlogHer Food conference in Austin, Texas, we learned about recipes, kitchen tips, food security, writing skills, food photography & more. And we ate! And we learned. Then we ate some more.

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Managing Weight As You Age: Guest Post by Jody Goldenfield

Are you frustrated by the weight gain that seems unavoidable with menopause? How do you address its effects on your body without getting too moody or overwhelmed? Guest blogger, Jody Goldenfield shares strategies and some personal stories to hep you minimize weight gain, deal with menopause changes, and move past frustration.

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5 Nutrition Mistakes Women Make: Guest Post by Nicki Anderson

To start on the road to a healthier you, discover the 5 nutrition mistakes you need to avoid in order to reclaim your health and body! No more diets, just a healthier, happier you!

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Healthy Heart: Improve Your Circulation and Flexibility

Bonnie Raitt was right when she sang Have a Heart. You probably have a heart, but is it a strong one? And do you also have great circulation and flexible arteries? Having a strong circulatory system and being flexible should be on the top of your “gotta have” list if you want to live a full, healthy life.

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Perky Pick Me Up Smoothie

An excellent way to start your day is with a healthy breakfast smoothie. If done right, it’s a blended concoction that is nutritious and delicious! This recipe is full of foods recommended for increasing your brain power. I’m making no promises that you’ll get smarter, but it’s nice to start your day with the potential to boost your brain!

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Supplements for Boomers: Pure Matters

As we age, are supplements necessary? Do they help with boomer health? With all the contradictory research out there, it’s hard to know what to believe or do. So we set out to discover whether specific supplements could help us with specific complaints.

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Blood, Stress and Diet

Would you be excited if you won a blood test and follow-up consultation with a specialist? Alexandra was. Seventy percent of the data needed for an accurate health diagnosis is in your blood. Your blood can tell you what to do and eat to make yourself as healthy as possible.

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