Home > Lifestyle > Ageing well > Nutrition to stay young Nutrition to stay young All sections in Ageing well » Anti-ageing » Health tips » Non-surgical » Nutrition to stay young » Surgical » Ageing Well News An appetite for life: nutrition in the elderly Watching a parent get older is difficult. Seeing the strength that raised you, weaken. Sign up for the newsletter » Quiz How long will you live? » Ask DietDoc » Ask CyberDoc » A healthy diet for older people Many people don't know what types of food older people should be eating and if they should take supplements or not, writes DietDoc. The diets of older people: physiological changes Our population is growing older and with increasing age, nutritional requirements tend to change and the type of dietary problems older citizens face, become more important. Nutrition and the elderly: eating problems Are you a senior citizen who is struggling with eating or are you looking after an older person who has eating problems? Here are some solutions to make life easier for all. Arthritis and diet There is as yet no real scientific evidence yet that a specific diet can alleviate or worsen the symptoms of arthritis. Good nutrition beyond your 60s Good nutrition not only adds years to life, but also life to years – a philosophy that becomes all the more important as we reach our 60s, 70s, 80s and perhaps 90s. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters! Live healthier Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news. I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.