Eating Well as You Age

Nutrition and Diet Tips for Healthy Eating as You Age   As we age, eating well can improve mental acuteness, energy levels, and resistance to illness. A healthy diet can also be the key to a positive outlook and staying emotionally balanced. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be about dieting and sacrifice. Whatever your age, eating well should be all about fresh, tasty food, wholesome ingredients, and eating with friends and family. Feed your body and mind No matter your age or your previous eating habits, it’s never too…

Healthy Eating After 50 Years Of Age

Healthy food can help control blood pressure and lower the risk of high blood pressure (hypertension). The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan: Emphasizes vegetables, fruit,and fat-free or low-fat dairy products Includes whole grains, fish, poultry, vegetable oils, and beans, seeds, and nuts Limits sodium, sweets, sugarybeverages, and red meats Do women over 50 needs a special diet plan? It’s good for all women—and men—to choose healthy foods to enhance heart health and avoid hypertension, osteoporosis, and diabetes. In general, women need fewer calories and different amounts of vitamins and minerals than men. Some women take dietary supplements, but talk to your doctor before…