Spirit of Change - Spring 2015

Probiotics 101

There’s frightening news in the health world. We, as patients, have been subjected to such overuse of antibiotics that our guts have been severely damaged.

Conscious Aging

If nothing were impossible, what would you do with your precious remaining time? Now that we are collectively living longer, healthier lives, we’ve got a chance for a rich third act that hasn’t existed for the majority of humanity.

What Kind of World Do You Want to Live In?

Most of us don’t believe we have the ability to change the whole world or even our own lives. Yet, if we are to break free from the collective human suffering that holds each of us prisoner, that’s exactly what we have to do...

Healthy Aging Stories

Who gives better senior health advice than the seniors and caretakers actually living it? In honor of all the seniors in our lives, and the future seniors and caretakers we are becoming, Spirit of Change Magazine shares this storytelling collection of healthy aging wisdom.

A Closer Look At Animal‐Based Foods

You don’t need to be a sensitive animal lover to be moved by the gruesome violence inflicted on animals by typical farming operations. Even Julia Child, a staunch classical French chef, was moved to renounce veal...

Musings: Healthy Aging Gracefully

Ageless American icon Bob Dylan noted in a recent interview, “Young people can be passionate. Older people gotta be more wise.” I’m discovering that one of the healthiest things I can do as I age is to slow down.

EarthTalk: The Skinny on Dietary Fat

Going “fat-free” might seem like an effective, safe way to lose weight when considering that fat contains nine calories per gram, compared to four calories per gram in carbohydrates and proteins.