midlife nutrition

May 6, 2021

The Mediterranean Diet: what is it, why it matters in midlife and 12 tasty food tips to get started

In midlife, you want the freedom to enjoy delicious food so you can feel great about yourself and maintain an active lifestyle as you age. What if there was a diet that gave you this freedom and flexibility to focus on the foods you actually like to eat, and it […]
April 15, 2021

Tomato Olive Caper Sauce Recipe

This Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe is perfect for busy weeknights. It is fast to make and uses ingredients that you can keep in your kitchen as part of your healthy Midlife pantry. What makes this Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe “healthy”? Extra-virgin olive oil is an anti-inflammatory fat and […]
November 17, 2020

Fast food: Slow down to speed up (a meal prep strategy that works)

Does this look like “fast food” to you? Sometimes you need to slow down to speed up. This meal prep strategy “slow down to speed up” can work wonders for busy weeknights. With so many activities being cancelled, most people’s lives have a different level of busy-ness than what they […]
November 3, 2020

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach?

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach? Peri-menopause and mid-life is a time in a woman’s lives where her world is changing. The children in her life may be growing up. She may be questioning her career path. She may be craving new intellectual challenges. […]
October 29, 2020

So your body has changed in midlife…now what?

Midlife is a time of change. Our hair, our skin, our bodies don’t work as well as they used to. From vague annoyances like heartburn or poor sleep quality, to more significant disappointments like injuries, fatigue, chronic illness or mental illness… our chaotic nutrition and lifestyle no longer optimally supports […]
June 22, 2020

What does 100 g of sugar look like relative to a 2000 kcal intake?

What does 100 g of sugar look like? I don’t mean sugar from a sugar bowl. I mean, what does 100 g of both added and naturally occurring sugar look like in food, relative to a 2000 kcal diet?   This was the focus of a recent virtual cooking workshop […]