Food and Health, Prevention

Good news for fruit and veggie lovers! Healthy eating habits may defy aging by maintaining the health and youth of cells. Scientists note that the best indicator of biological aging is cellular aging (examining cellular DNA) versus measuring age in years. Telomeres are the ends of chromosomes that indicate...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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

Scientists published an article in Cell Metabolism magazine in March that showed that HIIT (high intensity interval training) with cardiovascular exercises like biking and walking induced cells to produce more proteins for energy-making mitochondria and protein-building ribosomes, which help halt aging at the cellular level.


For many years there have been suggestions from a growing number of researchers and clinicians that a protein intake greater than the current recommended dietary allowance (RDA of 0.8g protein/Kg body weight) would help maintain lean body mass (LBM) and help prevent the loss of strength and function in older adults that leads to sarcopenia. ... Is the Protein RDA Too Low?
Cooking, Food and Health

One often overlooked effect of aging is decreased sense of smell and taste that can lead to diminished appetite and weight loss, malnutrition, impaired immunity, and worsening health...
Food and Health, Prevention

The typical American consumes enough added sugars to contribute to health problems...