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Staying in shape at 116

Her children are aged 94 and 92, her husband died 83 years ago, and her life has spanned three centuries. Her name is Misao Okawa and at 116 she’s believed to be the oldest person in the world.  Read this post

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

The most important thing you can do for a healthy heart

You might expect that I’m talking about losing weight, changing your diet, reducing your blood pressure, or quitting smoking. But you’d be wrong.   Read this post

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Stocks and broths: cheap, easy and wonderfully nutritious

Every winter I carry on about making stocks and broths, and for good reason. They’re cheap, easy and wonderfully nutritious.  Read this post

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Three common drugs a doctor wouldn't take. What about you?

US women’s health specialist Dr Christiane Northrup wrote recently that there are three widely prescribed drugs she wouldn’t use herself. As she said, drugs treat symptoms rather than address the real problem, and in suppressing symptoms they produce side-effects.   Read this post

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Next time you're having a bad day...

You know those days. There's so much to do. Everything takes longer than it should. And you seem to be having a bad hair day, a fat day, and a cranky day all in one. On those days think of this photo!   Read this post

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Cameron Diaz and Oprah on ageing

She’s just 41, so many of us might think she hasn’t had much experience with it yet, but Cameron Diaz offered some words of wisdom in a recent interview with Oprah about growing older.  Read this post

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Caring for your most neglected body part

I’m talking about feet. Although they carry us around for a lifetime we rarely give them much thought unless they hurt. They’d love a good stretch or massage but we rarely oblige. Instead some of us shove the poor things into high heels that shorten our calves, strain our backs and squash our toes.   Read this post

Friday, March 21, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

We’ve come a long way, Baby. Or have we?

On the same weekend as International Women’s Day, the media reported that a woman called Juliet de Baubigny had attended the post-Oscars party with Rupert Murdoch. Juliet is a Silicon Valley success story: at age 44 she’s a very smart, very rich businesswoman.   Read this post

Friday, March 21, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson