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...
 
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.


While this research may someday lead to medical treatments that will help treat and perhaps help prevent deaths from aggressive colon cancers it also reinforces what we already know can help reduce the risk of developing and dying from colon cancers, which are the #1 cancer killer of non-smoking Americans...
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Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have been busy investigating how four Himalayan populations’ food intake affects their microbiome. Longtime residents of the foothills of the Himalayas live the Tharu, Raute, Raji and Chepang. They share similar culture, ancestry and language, but differ in their dietary lifestyles....
Food and Health

Americans consume only about half as much fiber as recommended. The average intake is a mere 16 grams daily, yet experts tell us that men and women should aim for 38 and 25 grams per day respectively. Getting the right amount – and the right types – of fiber...