Making a plan to eat healthy can keep you healthy and active for longer. Read these articles on how to make smart food choices, shop for healthy food on a budget, and what vitamins and minerals older people need. Use the sample menus to plan your meals and shopping list!
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Make healthy food choices part of your daily life. Your older self will thank you!
How to eat healthy? Choose a variety of nutrient-dense foods across and within all the food groups: vegetables, fruits, grains, protein foods, dairy products, and oils.
Older adults may have different vitamin and mineral needs than younger adults. Find recommended amounts and information on calcium, sodium, vitamin D, and more.
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Reading food labels can help you make smart food choices. Learn how to read and understand the product date, ingredient list, and Nutrition Facts label.
Do you have trouble shopping on a budget, keeping your appetite up, or chewing and swallowing? Get problem-solving suggestions for common barriers to healthy eating.