Oral health is an integral part of everyone’s overall health. However, daily management of good oral hygiene is not always easy or possible for everyone. Children, as well as older and the disabled, often are not capable of good dental hygiene. In these instances, caregivers are vital in maintaining oral […]

Credit: Getty As nutrition researchers, we are often asked to advise colleagues as well as members of the public on diet and exercise to promote good health. But do we always practise what we preach? We both face challenges to eating healthily. Like many of our peers, we often work […]

Making healthy food choices is important at any age, but as you get older, it becomes critical to keep up with how your body’s nutritional needs change. Nutrition becomes much more than just watching calories. During National Nutrition Month, Michelle Cole, R.D., LDN, CDE, the director of FirstHealth’s Diabetes & […]

Diet can be a critical piece in avoiding any number of diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), medical experts often recommend a diet low in animal fats and high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to reduce the risk of other chronic diseases, such as […]

Mark A. Mahoney As we continue into National Nutrition Month consider some of the following eating tips provided through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Healthy eating is recommended throughout life, but as we age certain factors can affect our nutrient needs. Choosing a variety of foods from all the […]