The top vitamin B12 foods all come from animals, but are there any reliable plant sources of B12? And, what does the latest research say about vegetarian/vegan sources of vitamin B12? Is it possible for vegetarians and vegans to meet their daily vitamin B12 requirements?
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Q: I got rid of my slippery throw rugs and rearranged my furniture so I won’t trip. What else can I do to protect myself from falls at home?
A: The steps you have already taken are important ones. Likewise, make sure the rooms, stairs, and hallways in your home are
Dairy Pros and Cons
Tufts’ MyPlate for Older Adults includes examples of dairy products such as low-fat milk and yogurt, because these are excellent sources of nutrients you may not be getting enough of as you age. These nutrients include calcium and (in fortified dairy products) vitamin D for healthy bones,
Shift to Nutrient-Rich Dairy
According to the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, most people in the U.S. would do well to increase their intake of nutrient-dense dairy products, such as low-fat milk and plain yogurt. These nutrient-rich dairy foods are excellent sources of vitamins and minerals that Americans tend to fall
A generation or so ago people who were lactose intolerant, had milk allergies, or special dietary preferences didn’t have many options for a milk replacement. If you couldn’t find soymilk at your local supermarket, you had to rely on non-dairy creamer to moisten your breakfast cereal or add to coffee.
Q. What are the differences between soy, coconut, and almond milk? Is one better for me than the others?
A. Each dairy alternative has its own strengths and weaknesses, so base your choice on your specific nutritional needs and personal taste. For example, when seeking lactose- and/or
Picking up a carton of milk at the store used to mean buying cow’s milk; your only choice was the size of the carton. Today, refrigerated and shelf-stable sections of supermarkets are spilling over with numerous non-dairy milk options.
“Some people use non-dairy milk because they are lactose intolerant, have a