Although the benefits of calorie restriction have been known for a while, new research shows the nitty gritty of cellular pathways and how eating less protects against aging...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

More and more research studies suggest a connection between healthy diet and brain health, but new research shows evidence that what we eat as we age may need to change. A study of 139,000 elderly Australians by Dr. Luna Xu, a UTS research fellow, discovered strong associations between certain...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Food and Health, Prevention

What is the NU-AGE Food Plan? The NU-AGE food plan follows the Mediterranean-style of eating which builds meals around vegetables, fruit, whole grains and legumes; limits saturated fat, trans fats, sodium and added sugars; and includes more fish and lean sources of protein. In this study, the NU-AGE plan included: 4-6 servings of whole grain ... Gut Bacteria Linked to Healthy Aging: Part Two
Food and Health, Prevention

If you want to stay physically strong and mentally vibrant as you age, eating to promote a healthy microbiome is one strategy to consider.
Food and Health

You have likely heard the connection between a high-fat diet, aging, and risk for diabetes and other chronic problems. But did you know that these factors may also impact your immune system?