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Heart Beat: It's never too late for healthy eating and exercise

Heart Beat

It's never too late for healthy eating and exercise

A reader wrote us asking if it's really worth it for older people to change their eating habits for the better.

Indeed it is. People in their 60s, 70s, and beyond can benefit from improving the way they eat, as detailed in a review in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by Dr. Richard S. Rivlin, a professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

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