Healthy Aging With Nutrition

Mar 17, 2016 4:05 PM ET

While eating a nutritious diet overall is essential, the specific amounts and types of nutrients we need and the body’s ability to process them can change with age and with personal health status. Explore the latest research on bioactive compounds such as carotenoids, phytosterols, and flavanols and how they may improve aspects of health and learn about how to consider and choose dietary supplements. See all of the Nutrition & Healthy Aging pocket films at the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science (MCCHS). These films were created by the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with MCCHS.