Healthy Aging

Eating Right During Menopause

For women, menopause is a time to take care of yourself by making healthy lifestyle choices. Eating well, reducing calories and being physically active will make this midlife transition easier.

Eating right and being physically active are keys to staying healthy throughout life. Nutrient needs change with age. Familiarize yourself with the foods that offer the vitamins and minerals that promote good health as we age.

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    Healthy Eating for Women

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    For women, menopause is a time to take care of yourself by making healthy lifestyle choices. Eating well, reducing calories and being physically active will make this midlife transition easier. Read More

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    Are You Covered?

    For individuals living with diabetes, seeking treatment and having access to nutritional care is vital to monitor and treat the disease. Read More

  • Benefits of Physical Activity

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    Ruth Frechman, MA, RDN, CPT

    The 30s are the gateway to middle age. If your physical activity habits are not yet established, now is a good time to start. Fitness, along with proper nutrition, is important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Read More