Eat Right: Chocolate Espresso Tofu Mousse

What could be better than satisfying your sweet tooth while getting a boost of nutrients and protein at the same time? Indulge guilt-free (in moderation, of course) in this rich and flavorful chocolate espresso tofu mousse from www.youbeauty.com.  “Dark chocolate contains antioxidants, flavonols and iron – all wonderful nutrients for the whole body,” says Dr. Michael Roizen, co-founder of YouBeauty.com…

Ways for Expecting Moms to get their DHA

Maternal nutrition before, during and after pregnancy plays an important role in fetal and infant development, as well as in maternal well-being. However, most women do not get enough DHA through food. The primary source of DHA is fatty fish, a dietary choice that is not a staple of the typical Western diet. Experts, such…

Drum Roll Please…

From Monday’s post – Ernestine Shepherd is 75 years “old,” or better yet “young.” Ernestine took the steps needed to get in shape in the second half of her life. We covered the socially connected mind, the physically active mind, now we’re sharing information about the nourished mind. A few key areas of nutrition have…

Don’t be a Wallflower – The Socially Connected Mind

Evidence supports the idea that social connectedness is vital to health, wellness and longevity. Experts theorize that having a rich social network may also help support brain health in a variety of ways, from providing individuals better resources and support, to reducing stress and depression, to enhancing intellectual stimulation. While adolescents and young adults frequent…