Fruits can elevate your blood sugar but generally if you are snacking on fruits and vegetables you are making healthy food choices and establishing good dietary habits that are sustainable in the long-term. Keep up the great work and don't be too hard on yourself!
Kale, romaine, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, potatoes, mushrooms. Bananas...whatever fruits are in season in your area of the world. Every place is different. I live in Hawaii so I have papayas, pineapple, mangoes, passion fruit and dragon fruit. Where do you live and what grows best in your neck... more
Go to your local health food store and inquire within. There are so many brands to choose from and some multi-vitamins cater specifically to a certain sex because women have different needs than men and vice versa as we age.
Cutting out sugar and artificial/processed foods will increase your vitality. Natural foods - fruits and vegetables are your best bet. Our diet is so important in maintaining our health and guarding against disease, especially as we age. The movement is toward vegetarian or vegan options as a healthier lifestyle choice.
Juicing vegetables can be a healthy way to increase vitality. Staying active, walking and socializing with friends can also improve your mood and alleviate depression. Everyone is different in how they recharge. Some people feel re-energized by having alone time. Others are boosted by social interactions. Where are you on... more
Ask your mom where she would like to have the family reunion. Some families take a cruise together. Others meet at the family home or even rent out a vacation rental to share. A favorite gathering place or hotel is another option.
This is a wonderful idea. There are so many ways to do this. It really depends on your mom. You could do video sessions or recordings, like interviews. You could create a book of her personal reflections together. If she likes art she could create artistic scrapbooks or journals detailing... more
Yes, she needs to qualify, Otherwise, there is usually a hub or a place where families can pick up the meals.