Best of Everything After 50

Superfood Kale Fuels Good Health

Posted on 07/3/2013 by | Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionI’ve recently discovered something new about myself: I have an addiction to kale (well, at least that’s what my husband tells me). I eat it, drink it, write about it. I’ve been known to dream about a particularly delicious kale salad that’s served at a fab restaurant I go to in Manhattan. I especially love kale lightly sautéed with sliced almonds and organic dried cranberries, with just a drop of olive oil and a pinch of sea salt (see recipe below). I …

Losing Weight After 50: Is “Intermittent Eating” Right For You?

Posted on 03/28/2013 by | Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionI don’t believe in dieting. I do believe in eating well: lots of dark, leafy greens (kale is my favorite!); small amounts of red meat; as little of the “white stuff” (sugar, white potatoes, white rice) as possible; nuts (especially calcium-rich almonds); legumes; and huge amounts of water and green tea (with some coffee in the morning and a little heart-healthy red wine in the evening thrown in for good measure!). What has this way of eating done for me? …

Study Proves Women Over 50 Have the Biggest Hearts

Posted on 12/13/2012 by | Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & Fashion | Bulletin TodayIt’s the holiday season: a time of year when most of us think more about giving than receiving. And of all the demographic groups, which one do you think gives the most? If your answer is “American women over 50,” you’re right. A recent study shows that our hearts just might get bigger with each passing year. The stunning study —Women Give 2012 –was conducted by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. Debra J. Mesch, Ph.D., …