Drinking Water May Help You To Live Longer

Here’s another Longevity tip that might surprise you – drinking water may help you live longer. A new study has concluded that people who are better hydrated appear to live longer and develop fewer chronic […]


Just how hot is it in your neighborhood these days?  We are sizzling! Not-so-fun-fact:  Your body’s ability to cool off diminishes with age.  That’s why older adults are even more susceptible to heat related ailments […]

Fat Chance!!

I just read a fascinating article by registered dietician Matthew Kadey in the June 2019 issue of Idea Fitness Journal concerning  some common myths and realities about fat in foods.  You might be surprised  by […]

Food For Thought!

Although I’m not a registered dietician, and therefore am not qualified to give nutritional advice, I read an article in the July 2020 Berkeley Wellness Report that I am excited to share with you. The […]

Losing Your Marbles

I don’t know about you, but many folks, including me, are terrified of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.   Happily, new research suggests that a healthy lifestyle that includes good diet and exercise can push back the onset […]

Depression: A Treatable Medical Illness

The August 2020 issue of Focus on Healthy Aging from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York City had an excellent article about the various risk factors, and treatments for depression. Here’s […]

Cod liver oil: D-Licious!?!

Maybe not so much!  I promise that I won’t  try to convince you that cod liver oil is a scrumptious treat, but I just read an article in the Wall Street Journal today about vitamin […]

Your Brain and Booze

I just read a sobering (pun intended!) article in the  June 2020 UC Berkeley Health and Wellness Alerts about how alcohol affects our memory.  The key takeaway?  As you might have guessed, moderation is the […]

Junk Food Makes You STUPID!!

I always hesitate to write about nutrition because I am not a registered dietician, but I read an article in the March 2020 edition of the magazine “The Week,” that I just couldn’t resist sharing […]

The Surprising Benefits of Colorful Produce!

I just read a fascinating article about the benefits of colorful produce in one of my favorite health publications –  Berkeley Wellness.  I don’t pretend to be a registered dietician, but I thought you might […]

Sugar and exercise

Surprisingly Sinful Sugar

Do you remember your parents lecturing  you not to eat too much sugar because it would lead to obesity or dental cavities?  They were right – these health concerns have been scientifically confirmed. But Wait!  […]