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 Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.