D-Day: Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?
November 6, 2019
As the days get shorter and the sun sets earlier, it’s likely you’re getting less exposure to sunshine, one of the primary sources of Vitamin D. In case you’re unaware, Vitamin D is an essential nutrient…
Chew The Fat: High-Fat Dairy And Other Dietary Quandaries
October 30, 2019
For many, there’s nothing quite like the rich, creamy taste of premium ice cream or the melt-in-your-mouth goodness of a hot buttered roll. But while your tastebuds lust for these high-fat flavors, your heart may know…
Weighty Issues: Guidance About Keeping Weight Under Control As You Get Older
October 2, 2019
So maybe your pants are feeling snug or you can no longer easily zip your jacket. Join the club. Weight gain feels almost like a right of passage for those of us entering our later years….
Tea Cup: Does Research Support The Health Benefits Of Tea Drinking?
September 25, 2019
It’s easy to get taken in by the headlines, and this past week’s news had many about the brain benefits derived from drinking tea. Reporting in the journal Aging, researchers from the National University of Singapore…
From Soup To Nuts: Good Food And Nutrition Are Critical For Healthy Aging
September 11, 2019
Almost daily, there’s a news story about the latest “research” on what you should- or shouldn’t- be eating. Just opening your fridge at this point feels like an act of bravery, as the expert guidance on…
Not Enough: Too Many Seniors Have Too Little Food
September 4, 2019
You know the feeling: you’re hungry and think about eating something. And if you can’t get to food right away, the hunger begins to gnaw at you, making it difficult to concentrate or even causing you…