On Air

Feeling KOOL – Older Men’s Diet

View Comments
meat
SmasherAndMaria_squareed Smasher and Maria
Read More

Older men may gain a boost physically, mentally and socially if they eat a diet rich in meat and fish, according to a new study from Japan.

This study of more than 1,000 older adults suggested that men who ate the most meat and fish reduced their odds of mental and physical decline by 39 percent, compared with men who ate the least animal protein.

But the same association was not seen in women. Nor were the same benefits linked to proteins from plants, the researchers found.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 384 other followers