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Smart Eating for Seniors

Following a healthy lifestyle by eating a nutrient-packed diet can help improve your overall health, energy, and even your appearance. Even better, smarter eating can help fight against age-related diseases including heart disease, osteoporosis, and diabetes.

So, what foods are smart foods? Check out some of our favorites!

Sweet Potatoes are packed with anti-inflammatory nutrients, vitamins A and C, making them an excellent food choice for those suffering from arthritis or asthma!

Tomatoes are known to reduce the risk of heart disease and prostate cancer as well as improve bone health! The best part is, you can enjoy tomatoes both raw and cooked! Cooking tomatoes may reduce some nutrients, it can increase lycopene which is best for bone health!

Dark Chocolate is rich in flavanols and can help maintain blood vessels, lower the risk of high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, and even dementia.

Blueberries host an active ingredient called anthocyanins which improves brain function and reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and urinary tract infections! This magical fruit can also improve your immune system and promote healthy gums!

You can find even more super foods in this article from Guide For Seniors! Did you find any of your favorite foods on the list?