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June 12th, 2024

Superfoods: Smart Additions for a Healthy Diet

In the dynamic world of nutrition, some foods come and go in popularity, similar to fashion trends. However, many of these foods boast impressive health benefits that deserve recognition. It’s time to celebrate these nutritious options and incorporate them into our diets. Rediscovering Healthy Foods: A Closer Look Eggs Eggs have long been misunderstood due Read more >>

Couple buying groceries
May 8th, 2024

Vital Nutrients for Aging Well

Maintaining a healthy diet is a timeless mantra: load up on fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, healthy fats, and whole grains. But as we age, our bodies require special attention to certain nutrients either because they’re needed in greater quantities for optimal functioning or because older adults tend to fall short in these areas. The good Read more >>

Man and Woman Buying Vegetables
January 9th, 2023

Aging Well: Best Foods for Brain Wellness

“Most of the general public either believe that there’s nothing you can do about the aging brain – it’s inevitable – or that fish oil is the only nutritional supplement that helps brain health. Neither is true!” notes Mary Ann Lila, PhD, director of the Plants for Human Health Institute at North Carolina State University. Read more >>

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December 6th, 2022

Bad Heart Habits to Break

The human heart can be compared to a motor or engine, as it pumps and distributes blood throughout the body. Every single organ in your body relies on a healthy heart to perform optimally. If you don’t care for your heart, you may be more susceptible to heart and circulation disorders such as coronary heart Read more >>

Man and Woman Buying Vegetables
October 31st, 2022

Proper Diet for Seniors with Diabetes

It can be difficult to eat properly for almost anyone. For seniors with diabetes, it can be a real challenge. Often, they don’t feel like eating or don’t like what is being offered. It can be difficult to monitor what seniors are eating, so their diet starts with what they have access to. The main Read more >>

How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet and Exercise
April 1st, 2022

How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet and Exercise

You’ve probably seen the ads about controlling cholesterol with medication and wondered, “Is it possible to reduce cholesterol with diet and exercise?” We asked experts in nutrition, exercise science and fitness to find out, and the answer is yes! Being active and eating smart can help manage cholesterol. “Elevated cholesterol used to be blamed specifically Read more >>

Seniors Cooking a New Recipe
August 23rd, 2021

Popular Diet Trends May Not Be as Healthy as You Think

At this point in our lives, we’ve heard multiple messages about eating right and we’ve probably had every intention of following that sage advice. But the truth is – according to research from National Institute on Aging – most of us can and should try harder.1 A recent review of research for the agency shows Read more >>

Grandparents and their grandchildren having a picnic
March 6th, 2021

Easter Treats Come in Many Forms for Those With Diabetes

For many, the holidays are a time of joy, togetherness, and indulgence in delicious treats. However, for seniors managing diabetes, the festivities can bring about unique challenges, especially during Easter when sugary delights are abundant. While it might seem like a daunting task to maintain a balanced diet, it’s entirely possible to enjoy the holiday Read more >>

seniors cooking healthy
March 4th, 2020

Recipes for Tasty Low-Sodium, Healthy Food

Recipes and advice for tastier low-sodium eating We all know we should eat well, but it’s not always easy – or enjoyable. Terms like “low-sodium” or “healthy” are often equated with “bland” or “boring”. But the truth is, we can up the flavor and fulfillment with a few small improvements. How to add flavor Low- Read more >>

Man and Woman Buying Vegetables
March 2nd, 2020

Older Adults: Good Nutritional Health Supports Independence

Our nutritional health can dramatically affect our ability to ward off diseases, recover from surgeries and live long healthy lives. Yet many of us face obstacles that make it hard to eat well. As a result, millions of older Americans are at risk of malnutrition. Some research estimates that almost 14% of adults over 60 Read more >>

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