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What Should an 85-Year-Old Eat?

What Should an 85-Year-Old Eat?

According to the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging, one million seniors in the US who age at home suffer from under-nutrition. To prevent malnutrition and possible health complications, make sure you consume various foods daily.

Fresh fruits and vegetables are a significant source of vitamins and minerals. In addition, thoroughly cooked fish and seafood are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that can help prevent or ease osteoporosis, avoid the loss of brain cells, and reduce the risk of dementia.

Make sure to include beans and lentils in your diet. Foods like beans, chickpeas, lentils, etc., contain lots of fiber, antioxidants, and minerals essential for an aging person’s health.

Also, consume two to three servings of milk, yogurt, or cheese to nourish your bones.

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