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Growing Older Without Getting Old

  • Dr. Russ Greenfield – Growing Older Without Getting Old

    “Cut through all the noise out there about “anti-aging” and learn what you can do to age optimally well by focusing on easy changes to your diet and lifestyle. When you take control of health factors within your reach, you improve your odds of being healthy and vibrant for many years to come. As you’ll see when you watch this video, even small changes can translate into big health benefits.”
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    Eye Conditions

    Eye Conditions4 Things To Know About Dietary Supplements for Eye Conditions

    As many as 21 million Americans have vision problems and 80 million have potentially blinding eye diseases. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma are the main causes of vision problems and blindness in older Americans. There are some conventional treatments or surgery available for some eye conditions, but some people turn to dietary supplements to prevent them or to delay their progression. Here are 4 things you should know if you are considering taking dietary supplements for eye conditions:

    1. Findings from the Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2) suggest that taking dietary supplements with antioxidant vitamins and zinc may slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration in people who have intermediate AMD, and those who have late AMD in one eye. Data from other studies do not support using other dietary supplements, such as Ginkgo biloba and omega-3 fatty acids for AMD. Read More

     

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    Diet & Healthy Aging

    Diet Has Big Impact on Healthy Aging

    Healthy eating is an essential step towards living a long and active life. Dr. Jeffrey Morrison, a physician and nutritionist at the Morrison Center in New York City, spoke to CBSN about the importance of a balanced diet as you age.

     

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    Healthy Aging

    Diet Has Big Impact on Healthy Aging?

    Healthy eating is an essential step towards living a long and active life. Dr. Jeffrey Morrison, a physician and nutritionist at the Morrison Center in New York City, spoke to CBSN about the importance of a balanced diet as you age.

     

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    Healthy Living

    My Friend Greg Does Hip Hop Dance

    Greg and I have been friends since our youth. He is a scholar and a writer. In response to health problems, for the last four years Greg has been faithfully attending Hip Hop dance classes at the Berkeley YMCA. He lost 40 pounds, and has his type 2 diabetes under control. What an inspiration! Watch for more videos on Hip Hop Dance at the Berkeley Y coming up.
    Steven Schecter

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