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Lorie Eber is a keynote speaker on healthy living, healthy aging and caring for aging parents. She is also a prolific boomer blogger and author. Her style is to use direct-speak and humor when discussing difficult topics.
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Healthy Eating Habits Include Meal Plans

Healthy eating habits must include a weekly meal plan, at least until your develop routine habits. Weight loss clients who I coach are required to do a meal plan for the week so there’s a plan in place before the craziness of the workweek takes over. Typically, the best time

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Latest Superfood: Watermelon Seeds

What’s the latest superfood? We’ve been through blueberries, kale and quinoa, so what’s next? It just might be the lowly watermelon seed. What could be more refreshing than a slice of juicy watermelon or a watermelon salad on a hot summer day? And the seeds? You probably spit those out.

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A Well Balanced Diet & Vegetables

A well balanced diet includes many vegetables. In fact, as a Certified Nutritionist, I am fond of telling my clients that to lose weight and keep it off they need to “make friends with vegetables.” I give them a pictorial handout that gives them some good ideas about how to

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Is Organic Produce Better?

If you buy organic produce, here’s what you need to know. What exactly is organic? The USDA establishes several criteria for something to be called organic: The produce must not be grown in soil that has contained prohibited substances (most synthetic fertilizers and pesticides) for three years.It must also be without “artificial preservatives, colors

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Healthy Diet Programs and Bloating

Healthy diet programs always emphasize eating more vegetables. We all know that veggies are very nutritious and low in calories. But, if your body is not used to the fiber content in vegetables, or you are sensitive to cruciferous vegetables, like cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts, you may experience uncomfortable

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Recipe for Diet for High Blood Pressure

If you are on a diet for high blood pressure, one thing you can do is make healthier food selections to naturally lower your blood pressure. Doing so can help you avoid heart disease and stroke. Add Tuna to Diet for High Blood Pressure Consuming fish can help any diet

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Healthy Nutrition for Kids

Providing healthy nutrition for your kids can be challenging in today’s crazy world. Moms are busier than ever and over 71% of them are in the workforce. How does an overstressed Mom find the time to cook for her children? With very limited time to spend with your kids, wouldn’t

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Eating a Healthy Diet Eases Depression

Eating a healthy diet can ease depression. Not surprisingly, eating an unhealthy diet can increase your chances of depression. This is yet more evidence that “food is medicine.” Eating a Healthy Diet Improves Your Mental Health Depression has many origins: it is genetic, triggered by a specific event, certain circumstances

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Diabetes Diets Can Include Comfort Foods

Diabetes diets can be healthy and still include comfort foods. A few substitutions make for a healthful, nutritious meal. Diabetes Diets and Zucchini Zucchini, one of the summer quashes, is a bonanza of vitamins and minerals: One cup of cooked zucchini provides: Calories: 17Protein: 1 gramFat: less than 1 gramCarbs: