Health and Aging

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Nutrition

  • Can We Prevent Aging?
    Find out the truth behind antioxidants, calorie restriction, hormones, and supplements. Discover ways to support healthy aging and prevent or delay the onset of age-related disease and decline.
  • Concerned About Constipation?
    Could you be constipated? Find out about possible causes—such as diet, exercise, and medications—and treatment for constipation.
  • Dietary Supplements
    Find information about dietary supplements—what they are, if you should take them, types of supplements available, and if they're safe for older adults.
  • Healthy Eating After 50
    Learn how to make smart food choices. Read about healthy eating plans and get tips about how much to eat, reading nutrition labels, food safety, cutting costs, and more.
  • Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief
    Bone loss can occur as you age, especially in women, and lead to osteoporosis. Find out about getting tested, how to keep your bones strong, and what to do if you have osteoporosis.
  • Smell and Taste: Spice of Life
    The senses of smell and taste can fade with age, affecting your ability to taste foods. Learn what can cause loss of smell and taste—like certain types of medications or chemotherapy—and what can be done to help with these problems.
  • What's On Your Plate: Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging
    Learn how to eat healthfully as you get older. Get an overview of recommended eating plans, nutrition information, shopping and food safety tips, printable resources, videos, and other information to help you make good food choices every day.