Monthly Archives: November 2017

No Humbug as FY (Fitness Year) 2017 closes

Humbug! Ebenezer Scrooge wasn’t a Well Past Forty follower, nor was he very fit, according to author Charles Dickens in A Christmas Carol. His mental well-being took a turn for the better by story’s end, so all was not lost … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Power without the extra pounds

Bounteous meals and together times make Thanksgivings in our country wonderful affairs.  We are particularly thankful for first responders, caregivers and military folks who spend Thursday, November 2rd away from loved ones. Sad yet true than American adults may gradually … Continue reading

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Saccharide Science

I’m not sure why biochemists opt for big words like polysaccharides. If only Mark Twain were a biochemist, life might be easier. I remember my unscientific difference between biology and chemistry from high school classes – many moons ago…  – … Continue reading

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Two fast fat Days this Week?!

Did I type FAST FAT instead of fast food?  Yup. a. Last Friday, November 3rd,  was a National Sandwich Day. b. Today was more than a normal Taco Tuesday, as November 7th, 2017 was proclaimed as National Taco Day. Right. … Continue reading

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“M.S.” – yet probably not the M.S. you think I’m blogging

  Multiple Sclerosis is a relevant human condition for our Well Past Forty Project which merits mention – and I’ll take that for action. A Master of Science graduate degree?  Not “that” M.S.” “M.S.” as the subject of this post, … Continue reading

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In Defense of Broccoli, a cruciferous vegetable, shunned by Bush #41

It was time for me to muse about natural ingestion of vital micro-nutrients to keep adding life to our years, and perhaps years to our lives. Voila!  Today’s WS Journal OpEd provided my cruciferous trigger – “IN DEEFENSE of BROCCOLI“. … Continue reading

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Intervene, or aging will slow down middle-agers

Is “age just a number?” It depends on your rest, exercise and diet – or as I call it – seeing R-E-D… President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM), Walt Thompson,  shared in a WSJ article last week … Continue reading

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