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Should you become a vegan?

It’s hard to ignore this trend because vegan recipes and cafes seem to be everywhere. So should you ditch the animal products and jump aboard? If you did, would you be healthier?  Read this post

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Why cheese is back in favour

You’ve no doubt heard that the Heart Foundation has changed its mind about the perils of dairy. For most of us, they say, it’s our call as to whether we choose full-fat or reduced-fat. So why the change?   Read this post

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

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

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

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

The art of cooking for one

We recently had a fabulous lamb dinner at a friend’s place. She’s divorced, in her early 60s and lives on her own. “I love cooking,” she said, “just not for one.” I hear that a lot, so I asked her to help me come up with suggestions that might help other women in the same situation.  Read this post

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

It pays to be frugal with fruit

Fruit is healthy, but here’s why it’s also smart to limit the amount we eat.  Read this post

Saturday, April 27, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson