Nutrition Made Easy

Our nutrition experts and registered dietitians translate the latest nutrition research into tips you can use to eat healthier every day.

8 Secrets for Aging Well

Want to live longer, look better, and feel full of energy? Look no further than how you eat and live. Some lifestyle choices lengthen lifespan; others shorten it dramatically.  By: Maureen Callahan, MS, RD

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Recipe for a Long, Healthy Life
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Recipe for a Long, Healthy Life

When you add up all the evidence, the key factors to a longer lifespan include a commonsense approach to eating and activity. Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Choose lean proteins like fish, particularly fatty fish. And ease up on sugar and processed foods. For activity, pursue a mix of resistance exercise and aerobic pursuits like walking around the block.


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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté