Nutrition info for seniors Print
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Written by National Institute on Aging   
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 08:37

Eating a well-planned, balanced mix of foods every day has many health benefits for older adults. Research shows that smart food choices can help reduce risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis.

The National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, now offers an engaging online nutrition resource, What’s On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging. 

Explore What’s On Your Plate? for reliable information based on scientific research, including:

  • ·         recommended eating plans
  • ·         how to shop for food that’s good for you, even on a tight budget
  • ·         food safety
  • ·         practical tips to help older adults lead healthy lives

You can also print the resources to use on-the-go or to share with others. Visitwww.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/whats-your-plate today!

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