Combination of healthy lifestyle traits may substantially reduce Alzheimer’s disease risk
Data from two NIH studies show 60% lower risk among those with highest number of healthy behaviors.
Calorie restriction may benefit healthy adults under 50
Calorie restriction is a type of diet that reduces calories without impacting nutrition. It can be achieved by eating less overall. Previous research has shown possible health benefits from long-term calorie restriction. Animal studies suggest that calorie restriction can delay progression of a number of age-related diseases.
Eating Healthy is Good for Your Brain
Survey finds that people who eat nutritious foods report being more mentally sharp.
Tips for Every Grocery Aisle
Use these tips to fill your cart with budget-friendly and healthy options from each food group.
All about the Protein Foods Group
All foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of the Protein Foods Group.
All about the Dairy Group
All fluid milk products and many foods made from milk that retain their calcium content, such as yogurt and cheese, are part of the Dairy Group. Calcium-fortified soymilk (soy beverage) is also included.
All About the Fruit Group
Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the Fruit Group. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, and may be whole, cut-up, or pureed.
Nutrients and Health Benefits of Vegetables
People who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases.
10 Tips for Choosing Healthy Meals as You Get Older
Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do—no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s...
Eat Now, Fast Later
Part-time fasting is a new diet trend — but does it work? By Lori Miller Kase, AARP Could fasting for a couple of da...