Food and Health

Sarcopenia is the official medical term for gradual loss of muscle mass...
 

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

Omega-3 fatty acids can be a big part of your healthful aging diet because this type of fat helps decrease risk of cardiovascular disease, reduce internal inflammation that is an important component of type 2 diabetes, arthritis, and some types of cancer, and also plays a key role in maintaining active, healthy brain function.


As you plan your daily meals and snacks, one important component of promoting physical health and a healthy, functioning brain as you age is the type and amount of fat you consume...
Cooking, Prevention

People who ate more fiber experienced a lower risk of age-related diseases and disability, including high blood pressure, diabetes, depression and even cognitive problems...
Food and Health, Prevention

Starting at about age 30, we begin to lose muscle mass and strength...