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Updated Nutrition for Older Adults

If you’ve got your AARP card but you’re still eating the way you did in your 20s, it’s time for your diet to act your age. While most nutritional guidance is “ageless,” you do need to make some adjustments to fit the changing needs of your aging body. As activity

Newsbriefs: Stroke Risk; Nutrition Labeling; Cancer Protection

Fruit May Lower Stroke Risk
A large study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, April 7,  2016, reinforces the benefits of fruit intake. Compared with participants who never or rarely consumed fresh fruit, those who ate fresh fruit daily had lower blood pressure and glucose levels, as well as

Special Report: Updated Nutrition for Older Adults

If you’ve got your AARP card but you’re still eating the way you did in your 20s, it’s time for your diet to act your age. While most nutritional guidance is “ageless,” you do need to make some adjustments to fit the changing needs of your aging body.
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Essential Nutritional Needs for Postmenopausal Women

Menopause produces many changes in a woman’s body, not least of which are her nutritional needs. “It is important for women to focus on nutrition throughout their lives, but the postmenopausal years may provide unique challenges,” says Melissa Flynn, RD, a senior dietitian with New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. “Hormone fluctuations, slower

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