It is safe to say that the Coronavirus has upended expectations and amplified fears of what will happen next in 2020. We may have started out with ambitious plans for work or family in the new year, only to run headlong into the COVID-19 shut-down.
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Parenting 360 – Take 2
When our children were young – with or without special needs, for the most part we had the luxury of not worrying about the day to day lives of our parents. Now as we ourselves enter our Second Middle Age, in many cases our special needs children need us now more than ever, with less or a roadmap to successful parenting.* If we are lucky, we find ourselves playing the role of parent to our own mothers and fathers.
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The Microbiome Diet ABCs – C is for Curtail Processed Foods
Earlier installments in this series focused on Probiotics and Prebiotics, two extremely important elements in the Microbiome Diet that we need every day. Now we come to Processed Foods – the elephant in the room – likely the greatest challenge for your Microbiome Diet and healthy Second Middle Age. Most of us have grown upContinue reading “The Microbiome Diet ABCs – C is for Curtail Processed Foods”
The Microbiome Diet ABCs: B is for Boost Consumption of Prebiotics
This week’s blog post is dedicated to Prebiotics – the unsung heroes of the Microbiome Diet. We have already talked about the importance of the Microbiome Diet for your healthy Second Middle Age, and also the benefits of adding Probiotic foods to your daily diet to introduce greater microbial diversity. There is a more toContinue reading “The Microbiome Diet ABCs: B is for Boost Consumption of Prebiotics”
The Microbiome Diet ABCs: A is for Add Probiotics
This week I would like to go into a little more detail on naturally occurring Probiotics – an important element in your Microbiome Diet to promote great health in your Second Middle Age. As outlined in last week’s post on the Microbiome Diet, consumption of natural probiotics can support the immune system and fight inflammationContinue reading “The Microbiome Diet ABCs: A is for Add Probiotics”
The Microbiome Diet
This entry provides a brief overview of the Microbiome and why the Microbiome Diet is important, including Microbiome ABCs. This is a favorite topic of mine; I have been a student of the microbiome and the potential for development of practical tools to advance human health for some time. More to the point, I haveContinue reading “The Microbiome Diet”
Your 2nd Middle Age: What are you doing for the next 20+ years of your life?
Do you remember that one kid in school who seemed preternaturally grown up, like a middle-aged adult? While life does not start in the middle for most of us, many people see their Middle Age years in retrospect as their most productive stage of life. This Middle Age is generally defined as the years betweenContinue reading “Your 2nd Middle Age: What are you doing for the next 20+ years of your life?”