Staying fit isn’t as easy as it used to be when we hit the age of 40+. It seems our bodies have a mind of their own and have prioritized a bit differently than we would like! Its priority is not necessarily to build bigger muscles and look like a 20 year old anymore.
Better Meat, Poultry & Fish
The classic concern in selecting animal protein foods while dieting tends to be fat and cholesterol content, followed by use of antibiotics and hormones in growing conditions and processing. We will touch on all of these here, and present some …
Better Fruits & Vegetables
Fruits and vegetables are important sources of nutritional fiber, vitamins, minerals, and especially special substances known as ‘phytochemicals’ or ‘phytonutrients’ that protect plants from the elements and exert that same influence in the body of the human consumer. Most of these are antioxidants, and others have additional protective properties, linked to prevention of chronic disease and even considered ‘anti-aging’.
With more and more evidence showing that eating multiple small meals throughout the day is key to healthy weight management, snacks have be raised to a new level of respect. As such, not only is it important to include them, …