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!
Learn more about nutrition and older adults, including meal planning tips and sample menus.
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Good nutrition is part of healthy aging! Read about healthy eating and meal plans, and get 10 tips for choosing healthy foods and a healthy lifestyle.
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.
How much food should you eat? Learn about servings and portion sizes for healthy nutrition and find healthy snack suggestions.
Nutrients like protein, carbohydrates, and fats can help you stay healthy as you age. Make sure you get the right amount of each.
Older adults may have different vitamin and mineral needs than younger adults. Find recommended amounts and information on calcium, sodium, vitamin D, and more.
Drinking enough fluids helps you digest food, absorb nutrients, and get rid of waste. Read these tips to help you get enough fluids.
Balancing the calories you eat and physical activity is key to maintaining a healthy weight. Learn how exercise and healthy eating can help.
Eating healthy food on a budget starts with the right grocery list! These tips can help older people shop for nutritious food.
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.
Healthy food doesn’t have to be expensive. Get tips for saving money on healthy food and shopping on a budget.
Practice food safety to avoid getting sick from your food. When cooking—clean, separate, cook, chill. Learn how.
Do you have troubles with eating, no appetite, or difficulty chewing? Get problem-solving suggestions for common barriers to healthy eating.