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 WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Wasting water? » South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks SEE: How much water do you use per day? With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up. Life saving tip! » SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.