Category: Food and Nutrition

Everyone of a certain age remembers Sally Struthers’ Save the Children TV commercials, encouraging viewers to improve the life of an impoverished child in a developing nation by sponsoring him or her for the price of a cup of coffee…

Eating nuts provides an easy —  and tasty — way to add more protein, fiber and healthy fat to your diet. And nut consumption is associated with a number of health benefits as long as you eat them in a…

(This article appeared previously in Kaiser Health News.) A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people, according to research presented recently at the American…

I go through five stages of grief when my doctor tells me I have to cut out coffee and wine due to acid refux: Denial: No, I’m not addicted to caffeine, I insist, while Google-mapping the closest Starbucks on my…

Tom Nolan, 71, admits he led a less-than-healthy lifestyle for years. He ate foods he shouldn’t (and too much of them), slept poorly and avoided exercise. The result showed up around his waistline. Last year, his doctor told him he…

(Advances in science and public health are increasing longevity and enhancing the quality of life for people around the world. In this series of interviews with the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging, 14 visionaries are revealing exciting…

Resist the candy dish with these yummy alternatives. The post 6 Halloween Tricks For Healthier Treats appeared first on Next Avenue.

(Editor’s note: This article is part of an editorial partnership between Next Avenue and the American Federation for Aging Research, a national nonprofit organization with a mission to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research.) Oct. 13, 2011, was…

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