A recent study in the United States found that length of life without disease or mobility functioning loss is decreasing. 1
Unfortunately the only solution our society has come up with is trying to make sure everyone has health insurance. While we can be thankful for many of the advances in modern medicine, we need to focus less on mitigating the bad effects of health problems and bring the focus of health back to preventing them from ever occurring.
Nutrition is an important tool to achieve that. After seeing the benefits of eating healthy first hand, I wanted to share that experience with others. However, there are plenty of gurus out there already, most of which are well intentioned but full of misinformation. I was frustrated with how difficult it is to find basic information, so I decided to do something about it. This site was born to make nutrition a little simpler.
I hope this site helps you, and that you enjoy using it. I appreciate any feedback.
Eileen M. Crimmins and Hiram Beltrán-Sánch. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci (2011) 66B (1): 75-86. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbq088 Mortality and Morbidity Trends: Is There Compression of Morbidity?↩