The 85-and-older age group constitutes the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While many of them will remain healthy enough to continue living independently in their own homes, some may not be able to continue managing basic activities
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Do you often find yourself chugging coffee in the mid-morning, hoping to find the energy to propel you to lunch—only to find yourself dragging an hour after your mid-day meal? It’s all too common in this fast-paced world to feel low on energy. Anyone who has experienced that “depleted” feeling
We all complain of not having enough time—even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we often find ourselves eating in the car, at the computer, or while working. These distractions create an environment for making poor food choices, such as eating too much at one time and munching
Q. I’ve often read advice suggesting that eating several smaller meals a day is better for you than the standard three larger meals. What is the reasoning behind this?
A. The idea behind five or six smaller meals instead of three larger ones is that lighter but more frequent meals may help you eat
Your eating environment plays a significant role in what you eat. Fortunately, it’s easy to make adjustments that will make eating healthier almost automatic.
“Your environment can have a huge impact on the food choices you make,” says Brian Wansink, PhD, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab at Cornell