Happy Healthy Aging Month! Before you get all bummed out about aging, let me tell you this is your chance to change how you age. The older I get, the happier I feel. At this point in my life (in my 30s!), I know what foods my body needs for fuel and how to keep it active with exercise. I show it plenty of self care and compassion, too. So is it so strange that my subjective age, the age that I feel, is lower than the age I actually am? Nope. I truly believe that treating your body with kindness and respect helps you age gracefully. Get nourishment from nutrient-rich foods that will help your mind and eyes stay sharp. What you eat can even help your skin stay smooth and your hair stay shiny, too. How cool is that?!
Top Tips for Celebrating Healthy Aging Month + 30 Recipes
That adage "you are what you eat" is really, truly on point. In honor of Healthy Aging Month, I've gathered 30 recipes that feature the omega-3s EPA and DHA to help keep your heart, brain, and eye health in tip-top shape. Don't worry, vegetarians, I've got you covered in this round-up! Also consider adding these quick snack ideas to your daily self-care checklist.
12 Foods That Give Your Hair, Skin, and Nails a Boost
I'll tell you how to step up your beauty routine in the kitchen when I share my favorite anti-aging secrets in this interview with Greatist.com! I bet you already have a lot of these foods in the kitchen.
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Maple Overnight Barley Breakfast Bowl
I encourage you to practice self care more often, whether it's with a bubble bath or a favorite meal (I love an easy pizza recipe!). This delicious overnight grain bowl is bound to put a smile on your face! It's full of nutritious ingredients that will fuel you as well as help keep your bones strong. Plus, it boasts that delicious maple sweetness!
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