Apr 10, 2018 Protein intake tips for older women from the new book "Food Wisdom for Women"

As we age, we gradually lose muscle mass. For older adults, this muscle loss can increase risk for falls and impact strength and fitness. As discussed in the new book "Food Wisdom for Women", many health experts now recommend higher protein intakes for this age group.

Jan 16, 2018 The MIND Diet

Are you looking for a meal plan that enhances your brain health, may help prevent Alzheimer's disease, and benefits your overall health? If so, then check out the MIND Diet plan. This plan could also work well for weight loss, especially if you track your intake.

Jul 29, 2019 A Dietitian's Top 10 Recommendations for Healthy Living

Are you looking for healthy lifestyle tips? Learn what a dietitian-nutritionist considers the top 10 fundamentals of a healthy nutrition and exercise plan.

Aug 8, 2017 Supplement wisdom for older adults

A quick scan of the multiple vitamin supplement display turns up plenty of choices labeled "Silver" or "50+" or "Senior". Are they really that useful for older adults?

Nov 18, 2014 Think Brain Food

It is well established that nutrition impacts brain structure and function. Common themes are emerging in neuroscience to show healthy nutrition can play a critical role to enhance brain function, prevent dysfunction and ward off disease. So, whether you are a college student trying to ace the next exam, a pregnant woman wanting to grow a smart baby or a baby boomer wanting to hang on to every last brain cell, nutrition matters.

Jul 15, 2014 Weight Gain during Menopause

Menopause is a time of transition but it does not have to include weight gain. A decrease in physical activity appears to be a key problem contributing to fewer total calories burned during the menopausal transition.

Apr 23, 2013 Strategies to Ensure Proper Nutrition for the Seniors in Your Life

Is there an elderly person in your life that you love, assist, or care for? Learn about nutrition risk in the elderly by reading this excellent article by guest blogger, Scott Roberts, LPN, CDM, DTR. Scott is just about to finish his dietetic internship and will be a registered dietitian in the near future!

Dec 23, 2010 Lifestyle in Action – A Tribute to S&S

Lifestyle in Action – A Tribute to S&S I recently had the pleasure of spending three days with a wonderful couple in their late 80's/early 90's. I will call them "S&S." Many of you reading this blog might not have parents or grandparents who are still alive at that age.

Dec 16, 2010 Lose Weight, Live Longer?

Lose Weight, Live Longer? We've heard this before, but is it true? According to yet another recent study, the answer is the same - YES! And it seems that being overweight or obese will take years off your life even if you don't have other risk factors, such as heart disease or cancer.

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