Author Archives: Sandra Woodruff, MS, RD, LD/N

AGE-Less With This Garden Fresh Tabbouleh

Need another reason to eat a plant-based diet? Plant foods are naturally low in toxic, age-accelerating AGEs.  Moreover, compounds in a variety of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and spices have been shown to inhibit AGE formation. For instance, a recent study found … Continue reading

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Carnitas Made the AGE-Less Way

If you have been following this blog, you know by now that the typical Western diet is loaded with toxic, age-accelerating Advanced Glycation Endproducts (AGEs). We can markedly diminish our daily intake of AGEs simply by cooking differently (i.e. with moist … Continue reading

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Is Your High-Protein Diet AGE-ing You?

It used to be that “high-protein” diets were drastic meat, cheese, and fat laden regimens. But these days, there are many lighter, more moderate versions to choose from featuring leaner meats, lower-fat cheeses, and healthier fats and oils as well … Continue reading

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Why Soup is “AGE-Less” Food

Most people can dramatically reduce their intake of toxic, age-accelerating AGEs just by changing the way they cook.  The key is to use moist heat (as in poaching, steaming, stewing, and braising) instead of dry heat (as in roasting, frying, … Continue reading

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Alluring AGEs – the Tasty Toxins that Most People Never Heard of

Despite many great advances in nutrition science we are not getting any healthier. Aging-related diseases like obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, and kidney disease persist as though something continues to elude us. Food components like trans fats, cholesterol, and sugar … Continue reading

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Welcome to the AGE-Less Way Blog!

Welcome to The AGE-Less Way blog! This is an exciting time for anti-aging and health promotion initiatives. Mounting evidence points to hidden toxins in the modern diet, known as Advanced Glycation Endproducts (AGEs), as mediators of premature aging, obesity, diabetes, … Continue reading

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