My good friend Gene returned recently from ten days with her lovely grandsons: delighted but exhausted. We shared a good laugh about how glad we are to not have young children now.
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Pet peeve: speaking with folks about nutritional choices and hearing the insistence that “everything in moderation” is the sensible way to go.
Healthy and fit at 60 years old, my patient Kay was complaining only of some hair loss and fatigue. On questioning she assured me she eats “plenty of protein” but I knew we had to go deeper. If you want to stay strong as you age, you have to eat more protein than you might think.
Omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have such a good reputation for improving cardiovascular health that someone actually invented a prescription form of them. The official indication for Lovaza is the existence of high triglycerides, and the expected benefit is reduced risk of heart disease.
"I’m afraid I was a bit hasty during our last conversation when I encouraged you to eat more butter without much explanation.
Best Amount of Protein is __________________???
Maybe you really OD’ed on sugar over the holidays, maybe you’ve been meaning to do this for a long time.
It’s already later than I want to eat dinner and I just got home from work. Diane is outside taking care of the chickens and I said I’d put together something to go with the meat nicely thawed on the counter and the sweet potato already cooking in the timer-set oven.
I have been fascinated recently with the intersecting stories of genetics, lifestyle choices, and dementia, and thought I'd share with you some of the information particular to genetics!
For whatever reason, you wonder if you’re not eating as healthily as you would like to. Perhaps you’ve noticed that you’ve gained some stubborn pounds, especially around your middle. Maybe your hair (or skin or nails) lacks the vitality and sheen it used to have.