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Modern life vs. iodine intake

Modern life vs. iodine intake

Anyone of a certain advanced age remembers iodine as the common medicine cabinet treatment for cuts and scrapes. Tincture of iodine is an effective topical antiseptic for wounds. It can sting at first, and may stain the skin or clothes. Iodine, from food, is a 

Tips for boosting protein at breakfast

Tips for boosting protein at breakfast

When it comes to nutrition advice, I practice what I preach. After all, I write about diet and healthy aging; I don’t want to pursue unhealthy aging. But one piece of advice is harder to follow: eat signficantly more protein at breakfast. The ‘Why’ of 

Yes, choline is a nutrient

Yes, choline is a nutrient

Last month I attended an online conference. One of the speakers promoted meatless burgers. One reason: unlike beef burgers, meatless burgers contain little choline. Why is this important? Some gut microbes can metabolize choline into a chemical linked to increased risk for heart disease. I 

Eggs are on my protein radar screen

Eggs are on my protein radar screen

“I should eat more eggs.” I remind myself of this quite often. Why? Quality protein, convenience, cost, versatility and taste. What more reasons does a person need? Yet we’ve been taught to fear and shun eggs for decades, and some people still stick to those antiquated