Why do Americans fall into the trap of throwing away perfectly good food? On today’s episode, Dr. Joan Salge Blake shares stories of how her book came about and how her interest in talking trash originated. “Forty percent of food in the U.S. goes uneaten and ends up in our landfills. Contrary to popular Read the full article
As I approached turning 50 this year I had a lot of thoughts and feelings. To be honest with you, mostly scattered thoughts and mixed feelings. My life is quite different than it was when I was 30, or even 40 years old. Like most people my age, I have had some significant losses. But I also have so much to celebrate.
When I thought about this milestone birthday, I thought about “healthy aging” but that seemed a little negative and my thoughts quickly evolved into aging ‘strong’ or living ‘strong’. I wanted to celebrate being strong and healthy and able to participate in my life to the fullest. I thought about physical health, but also mental health, and all the ways I try to take care of myself every day, every week, every month. I have struggled with self-care. I know I’m not alone.
What does it mean to me to be strong? To grow and age healthfully? To live life to the fullest? What health habits are important to me, where did they come from, and where do I turn for inspiration?
“My wish is that every family would have one ‘go-to’ seafood recipe to help them get at least one more serving of fish every week. Seafood is easier to prepare than people might think and there are so many great recipes available. Just find the types of fish you like and know that you can Read the full article
“I’ve spent my career helping people build a healthier shopping cart so they could eat meals at home that are easy, affordable and more nutritious – in that order! Meal planning and cooking do not have to be difficult if you know what to purchase at the supermarket. With over 40,000+ food products in most Read the full article
“Anyone and everyone can cook! Learning to cook is often trial and error – even the best cooks make mistakes. There is no right or wrong way to make most dishes, and taste is personal. Keeping it fun, setting your expectations at a reasonable level, and enjoying food with others are what cooking is all Read the full article