For those of us who consider ourselves baby boomers, we might not think “the rules” apply to us like they did in our younger days. In some cases, I suppose they don’t. In the case of nutrition and healthy eating, however, they most certainly do and even more so than years passed. Solid nutrition is vital at every age, and becomes more and more vital with age. It is a true foundation for living well and aging well.
You recognize the perks of eating more fiber, from weight management to lower cholesterol and healthier blood sugar levels. You’re not sure you can meet the recommended 25 grams per day from the foods you eat and you are wondering if taking a fiber supplement is the way to go. You might even be thinking that taking fiber in the form of a pill is a preferred way to reach your fiber goals. In this post, we weigh the pros and cons of fiber-filled supplements vs. fiber-filled foods.
I scream! You scream! We all scream for nice cream! Well most people would say ice cream but sometimes you need a vegan option of your favorite ice cream flavors. Thankfully its pretty easy to attain and only requires 3 ingredients!