Bones are the building blocks of your body, so it’s super important to focus on keeping your bone health strong. Usually the idea of strengthening your bones probably isn’t your biggest health priority, especially when you’re younger. Worrying about bone health can seem like an afterthought that you’ll eventually get to – but you shouldn’t wait. Don’t worry about starting now, we’re here to help. Here are some things that can be changed to bump up bone health.Read More >
Maximize nutrition as we age? What does that even mean? Assessing the diet of older adults is especially important for identifying issues relevant to their present health and nutritional status. Far too many people over the age of 65 are considered malnourished and this can also have an impact on bone health. Having a balanced and nutritious diet is one way to help our bone health as we age. So many times just a few minor adjustments or interventions can reduce or eliminate the problem.
There are some special considerations of nutritional needs of the aging body that are relevant to be emphasized. Caloric needs decline with age because of a decrease in basal metabolism related to the loss of lean tissue and a decrease in physical activity.Read More >