Older Adults

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The Healthiest Diet Known To Science
Internationally renowned nutrition authority Dr. David Katz cuts through the food feuds to reveal the most important scientifically proven healthy diet prescriptions for a long and vital life.

Your Targeted Exercise Guide for Osteoporosis Prevention
Want to really protect yourself against osteoporosis-related fractures? An Honest Health News Exclusive: The strength-training and weight-bearing exercises best proven to build bone in the 3 most common osteoporosis fracture sites, and putting bone-building mechanics to work for you.

What You Don’t Know About Calcium & Osteoporosis Prevention
Why calcium supplements reduce bone-related fracture risk in some studies and not in others, why different nations have vastly different calcium requirements, how to know if you need supplements, and, most importantly, the best nutritional approach to prevent osteoporosis.

How To Preserve Your Lower Body for Life
Your lower body muscles control most of your independence—sitting, standing, and walking depend on them. Here—from the editor of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Resources for the Group Exercise Instructor—is the quickest, most efficient way to keep them strong for the rest of your life.

What Every Inactive Adult Needs To Know About Exercising for Health
Is someone you know very sedentary? From the immediate past president of the American College of Sports Medicine, here’s how to build motivation, overcome obstacles, and effectively and safely reap physical activity’s proven health rewards.

Push-Up and Pull for a Lifetime of Power
We can halt and even reverse the muscle fiber and strength losses associated with aging. For the upper body, just two exercises will do the job. Here’s how.

Protein: The Mortality Protector. Are You Getting Enough?: We’ve long known that we need sufficient protein to live. But now, research reveals that we need more protein as we age—to live healthfully and longer.

Exercise + Protein: Perfect Partners in Mortality Prevention (Part II)
The science of staying strong in older age: Which proteins best build muscle mass, best amounts after exercise, best aerobics and strength training for older adults, best options for vegetarians and vegans.

Part III: Pumping Up Protein—Foods To Choose, Facts To Use: The conclusion of the 3-part protein series for older adults (and middle-aged ones too): A protein eating primer—how to know if your proteins are easily digestible and if you’re getting the right ones—plus Honest Health News' ""Pump Up Your Healthy Proteins Chart."

MIND Diet Associated with Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk: The diet known by an apt acronym, MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay), is associated with a significantly reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

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