womenTALK: Midlife Matters

Monday, Jan 25th 2016

Travel Show Gets Those Travel Juices Flowing

authored by Judy Freedman

More than 29,000 people attended the 2016 The New York Times Travel Show at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City last weekend, and I was one of them. With 545 exhibits, it was a captivating day.

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Monday, Jan 18th 2016

Sugar, Salt and the New Dietary Guidelines: Dietitians and Nutritionist Weigh In

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Every five years, U.S. law requires an update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which were created in 1980 to help educate consumers about healthy nutrition.

After all, who can't use a reminder for good or better habits, a way to maximize our health and reduce our risk for chronic diseases?

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Monday, Jan 11th 2016

Lose Weight With Peanuts

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Huh? Did you read that right?

It seems counterintuitive, yes.

But according to some recent informal random comments on a post I wrote for HealthyWomen.org in 2011, people really did lose weight when they included peanuts in their diets.

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Friday, Jan 08th 2016

How to Be "Younger Next Year" With Exercise

authored by Judy Freedman

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Tuesday, Jan 05th 2016

Are Your Resolutions Realistic?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Happy New Year!

Promises, promises.

That's what happens at the stroke of midnight. A chance for a redo, a new beginning, a fresh start. Many of us continue to make resolutions, year after year after year.

Staying fit and healthy is the top resolution, followed by losing weight, according to a new Nielsen survey, which also says that "just a handful" of people choose to make no resolutions at all.

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Thursday, Dec 24th 2015

How to Practice More Gratitude in Your Life

authored by Judy Freedman

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Tuesday, Dec 22nd 2015

7 Foods to Help You Sleep Better

authored by Sheryl Kraft

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Saturday, Dec 19th 2015

My Post 50 Yoga Journey: Learning to Expand My Prana

authored by Judy Freedman

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Tuesday, Dec 15th 2015

Get the Gifts You REALLY Want This Holiday Season

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Gift giving … it's a tricky business. Sometimes people are stumped for what to buy (I've been there. Stressing about what to buy someone—Will they like it? Do they need it? Will they want to re-gift it?—can be so nerve-racking and can take all the fun out of buying.)

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Friday, Dec 11th 2015

My Favorite Things for This Year's Gift-Giving Season

authored by Judy Freedman

In the spirit of the gift-giving season, I thought I would share some of my favorite things from the NY NOW Show—The Market for Lifestyle, Home + Gift—held each summer at the Javits Center in New York City. The aisles are filled with new home decor, jewelry, housewares, artisan crafts, paper goods and a whole lot more.

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