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Nutrition

  • Thumbnail of Can We Prevent Aging? (print version) 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.
  • cover image of publication Choosing Healthy Meals As You Get Older : 10 Healthy Eating Tips for People Age 65+
    Good nutrition is part of healthy aging! Read about healthy eating and meal plans, and get 10 tips for choosing healthy foods and a healthy lifestyle.
  • 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.
  • Thumbnail of Healthy Eating After 50 (print version) Healthy Eating After 50
    Plan healthy meals with these tips on calories, portion sizes, fiber, and food safety. Learn how to eat healthy, even if your budget is limited.
  • Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief
    What is osteoporosis and osteopenia? Learn about risk factors, treatment, and how vitamin D, calcium & more can help keep your bones strong.
  • Smell & Taste: Spice of Life Smell and Taste: Spice of Life
    Find out why your sense of taste and smell may change as you get older and know when to call an otolaryngologist for help.
  • Thumbnail of What's On Your Plate: Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging (print version) 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.