Ladies: What Supplements Do You Need as You Age?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Are you getting the right nutrients to help you perform well and ward off disease?
Air Date: 8/26/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Felicia Stoler, PhD
felicia stoler close upDr. Felicia Stoler is a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist and expert consultant in disease prevention, wellness and healthful living. She has a bachelors from Tulane University, a masters in applied physiology and nutrition from Columbia University and her doctorate in clinical nutrition from UMDNJ. Felicia serves on many local, state and national committees related to health and wellness. Felicia is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a Fellow of the ACSM. Felicia is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is on the House of Delegates.

Dr. Stoler hosted the second season of TLC's groundbreaking series Honey, We're Killing the Kids!, which took aim at the unhealthy lifestyles of families, across the country, in an effort to motivate them to make positive changes. She is the author Living Skinny in Fat Genes™: The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great (Pegasus) which was featured in USA Weekend among the top "must have" books in 2011. She has been a contributor for and written several book chapters. Stoler authored the ACSM's Current Comment on Childhood Obesity.

Felicia has been on many national and local television and radio programs across the U.S. She is one of the most sought-after nutrition/fitness experts for TV, radio, newspapers and magazines. Felicia is passionate about helping people live healthier lives – and practices what she preaches. She maintains a private practice and provides consulting and public speaking. Felicia is the mother of two children and step mom of one – living in NJ.
Ladies: What Supplements Do You Need as You Age?
As you age, your dietary needs change.

Are you getting the right nutrients to help you perform well and ward off disease?

And, if not, how can you most effectively get those important nutrients? Should you rely only on the foods you eat, or are supplements the best way to enhance your nutrient requirements?

There are so many supplements on the market, you may feel overwhelmed as to how to sort through them all and figure out which ones are best for your personal needs.

In this segment, Dr. Felicia Stoler and Melanie Cole, MS, explore the different types of supplements that aging women need and offer suggestions on the best sources for these invaluable nutrients.