ELDERLY NUTRITION

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Don’t Let Bacteria Score a Touchdown at Your Super Bowl Party

The Super Bowl is one of the most popular sporting events in the United States and the second largest food consumption day. This means there are many …

Slideshow: Healthy-Fat Foods

Slideshow: Healthy Habits: Better Eating Resolutions

'No-Whining' Dieting: 10 Ways to Cut the Excuses

Stay Mindful with 4 Tips for Holiday Eating

The holidays are a time to enjoy friends, family and food. And, contrary to popular belief, you can have all three without putting on the extra …

Weight Loss

7 Cancer Prevention Tips for Your Diet

March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. It is also …

Exercise: How to Get Started

Safety First<p>Start Out Slowly<p>Most older adults, regardless of age or condition, will do just fine increasing their physical activity to a moderate …

5 Top Foods for Eye Health

March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. It is also …

Healthy Eating

The '5-second rule' is disproved in new study

It is likely that most of us have faced this dilemma: a tasty morsel of food has fallen on the floor, but rather than discard it, the thought of …

Exercise: How to Stay Active

Make Exercise a Habit<p>Once you've started exercising, it's important to keep going because physical activity needs to be done on a regular basis to …

5 Common Food-Drug Interactions

You've probably heard the warnings not to drink grapefruit juice with cholesterol medication. However, that isn't the only combination of food and …

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although slightly more common in young children and in people who have a family …

Healthy Baking Alternatives

According to the <i>Dietary Guidelines for Americans</i>, a healthy diet limits the amount of calories people should consume from solid fats and added …

5 Nutrition Tips to Promote Wound Healing

March is National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. It is also …

MyPlate

MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix …

Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging<p>How a man eats throughout his life can help predict how well (or not) he ages. Read More<p>Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate<p>A balanced diet is …

Publications

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Healthy Aging home | Healthy Aging for Older Adults

Our materials are designed to assist health professionals in learning about and engaging in activities of CDC's Healthy Aging Program and The Healthy …

Longevity

Seniors

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.<p>Use MyPlate to visualize a healthy plate and think about what foods go on your plate, in your bowl, …

Nutrition

<b>Can We Prevent Aging?</b><br>Find out the truth behind antioxidants, calorie restriction, hormones, and supplements. Discover ways to support healthy aging …

Nutrition

Choosing Healthy Meals As You Get Older: 10 Healthy Eating Tips for People Age 65+

<b>Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do—no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Food provides</b> …

Nutrition

Eating Well As You Get Older

Benefits of Eating Well<p>Eating well is vital for everyone at all ages. Whatever your age, your daily food choices can make an important difference in …