• Diabetes
    The Diabetic Diagnosis That Changed My Life for the Better

    I was an active teenager—I played volleyball, basketball, and softball—but after high school came work and kids, and I wasn’t getting any exercise. Over the years, the number on the scale crept up to the point where...

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  • Diet suggestions
    4 Diet Suggestions for Women Over 50

    If you are a women over the age of 50 or have started menopause, you are well aware of how hormonal changes are affecting your body. Disturbances in sleep patterns, getting hot flashes, having strong food cravings,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • The 9 Low-Carb Diet Mistakes You Need to Watch Out For (Number 1 Is Surprising!)
    The 9 Low-Carb Diet Mistakes You Need to Watch Out For (Number 1 is Surprising!)

    Are you planning to start the keto diet and get that rocking body in time for summer? While going low-carb is an excellent way to burn fat efficiently, it’s not the easiest. This diet isn’t just about...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Metabolism
    Metabolism and Age: Why Does It Change After 50?

    You’ve likely heard time and again that your metabolism changes as you get older, especially during your menopausal years. But what is metabolism exactly, and why is it affected by our age? Simply put, metabolism is the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • 10 Clever Food Swats that Make You Healthier
    10 Clever Food Swaps That Will Make You Healthier Every Day

    The average person’s diet is filled with processed foods and preservatives, which contain high amounts of sugar, “bad fats”, and even synthetic chemicals we have no idea how to pronounce. Luckily you have plenty of healthier choices...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Kathy Carlton Willis
    The Quest for My Best Me

    I like to joke that I’m the poster child when it comes to having all the obstacles to pursuing wellness through diet and exercise. Frequently, those who read about my weight-loss success say they wish they could...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • 3 Ways to Lose Weight and Keep it Off for Good
    3 Ways to Lose Weight and Keep it Off for Good

    By Allegra Gallian− Have you tried different diet and exercise trends in an attempt to reach your goal weight, but you find yourself struggling to lose weight and keep it off? You’ve probably noticed that as the...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Healthy Ways to Look and Feel Beach Ready
    Healthy Ways to Look and Feel Beach Ready

    We’re deep into summer, with nearly two more months to go before the season ends. That’s plenty of time for many people, regardless of age, to get their bodies beach ready in time to show it off...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • “Big Body” Be Gone…It’s Time for Change!
    “Big Body” Be Gone…It’s Time for Change!

    By Wendie Pett – Has someone ever said words about your body that hurt? Words that poked at a raw spot in your heart because you want to get fit but just don’t know how to lose...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • 5 Ways to Lose Weight, Get More Energy, and Detox Your Life
    5 Ways to Lose Weight, Get More Energy, and Detox Your Life

    By Vanessa Sheets – As you pull out your bathing suit from last summer, you break into a cold sweat. You’re not sure you can wear this on your upcoming beach vacation with your husband.  As you...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • You Still Got It, Girl! The After 50 Fitness Formula For Women, by Debra Atkinson
    You Still Got It, Girl! The After 50 Fitness Formula For Women

    By Debra Atkinson – Excerpt Aerobic activity could make you fat. A study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research had 81 previously sedentary premenopausal women walk 30 minutes three times a week without changing diet....

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • 3 Tools to Control Late Night Eating
    3 Tools to Control Late Night Eating

    By Collin McShirley – For many of us, the boogie man isn’t under our beds at night, he’s in our kitchen! Why let all your hard work and careful dieting throughout the day go to waste just...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Carol Doyel - Founder of LivingBetter50.com
    Lose Weight, Get Fit & Change Your Life – With 4 Powerful Principles

    By Carol L. Doyel – I developed a program called M.O.V.E. that covers 4 powerful principles to help you lose weight, get fit and change your life! For me it all started back in 2009-2010, when I...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • a calorie is a calorie, or is it?
    A Calorie is a Calorie, Or Is It?

    By Debra Atkinson – If you are over the age of 50 you have been brainwashed to count calories your entire life. It will be a hard habit to lose in exchange for one that serves you...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Fat
    What’s The Best Time to Lose the Fat?

    If you’re changing your nutrition and exercise habits for the better two questions might come to mind. What’s the best time to exercise? And should I eat before exercise? A 2010 study published in the Journal of...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • willpower
    Working Your Willpower

    Willpower comes in limited supply. It’s just another in a long line of reasons why you should decrease stress. Reducing life stressors helps not only decrease cortisol, but it also helps you not have to use your super...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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