National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Nutrition for Seniors is the National Institute on Aging
Studies show that a good diet in your later years reduces your risk of osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart diseases and certain cancers. As you age, you might need less energy. But you still need just as many of the nutrients in food. To get them
Saturated fats are usually fats that come from animals. Look for trans fat on the labels of processed foods, margarines and shortenings.
NIH: National Institute on Aging
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)