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Do nuts make us fat?

Most of us would think so, right? But a study on our national nut intake suggests otherwise.   Read this post

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

How does alcohol affect our weight?

It does, in four ways, and it has a lot to do with our liver.  Read this post

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

More hoo-ha about red meat

Don’t panic over reports that red meat is tied to an increased risk of breast cancer, especially in post-menopausal women.   Read this post

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Sex and the older woman

There was a lot of media coverage this month on research published about the sex lives of UK women aged 50-75.  Read this post

Sunday, July 28, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

A month-long challenge that will change your mind and body

Not planning to partake in Dry July? Here’s an alternative challenge for July that’s likely to leave you weighing less and feeling better. About everything.  Read this post

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

What we need to know about cardiovascular disease

A new report on cardiovascular disease in women provides important information for all of us.   Read this post

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

It's official: old dogs CAN learn new tricks

It’s common to assume that with age we get more set in our ways and that our brains don’t work as well as they used to. But MRI scans show something interesting: older brains work in a more integrated way.  Read this post

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Winter meals that boost our skin, muscle and joints

Surely one of the best things about winter is winter food. And it’s not just the heartiness of it. It’s that it provides terrific nutrients for older bodies.   Read this post

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Tips for a longer, healthier, happier life

Two UK women in their 50s who’d seen family members succumb to diseases such as cancer and dementia resolved to do what they could to avoid the same fate. For five years they studied the latest research and applied it to their lives. Now they’ve published a book based on their findings.  Read this post

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Can you get enough exercise without 'exercising'?

You’re not into gyms, exercise classes or personal trainers. You don’t want to put on a special set of clothes and take time out for those things. But you’re happy to move, especially if you can slot it into your daily routine. The good news is you can largely stay fit by making your days more active.   Read this post

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson