For Cabot consumers – from boomers to Millennials – the Art of Aging is a life-style choice: Physical activity, volunteering, healthy meals and snacks along with a generous spirit. We use this section of our web site to feature recipes and programs we think add to the Art of Aging.
Steps 1 & 2: Plan It and Track It with our handy Healthy Habits Chart.
Step 3: Be accountable and seek support.
-Sara Wing, Cabot RD & Fit Health Team Creator
Maximize the power of protein for building & maintaining muscle strength.
Build your meal around protein. Start with your protein rich food(s); add vegetables or fruit and dairy, whole grains or starchy vegetables.
Vary your fruit & vegetable intake, the variety of colors will appeal to your eyes and taste buds.
Drink plenty of water each day for cognitive function, healthy blood pressure, preventing heat exhaustion, and maintaining heart health.
Staying active can improve your mood and balance, decrease your risk of developing certain diseases and conditions, while helping you maintain a longer independent life.
A protein-rich diet along with exercise can help you stay fit and keep your mind sharp.
Easy ways to add protein:
*Be sure to consult your physician about any health concerns before starting a new exercise program or increasing the amount of activity you do now.