How to Eat Healthy As You Age

A healthy diet is crucial to seniors' health.

Here are the top 20 healthiest foods of all time:

1. Bananas (Vitamin B6, Potassium)

  • excellent source of cardio-protective potassium

  • enhances the body's ability to absorb calcium

  • increase dopamine levels to counter depression

Serving Size: 1 medium banana

2. Blueberries (Vitamin K, C & manganese)

  • help protect vision

  • lowers blood sugar levels

  • improves memory and recognition

Serving Size: 1 cup of blueberries

3. Eggplant (Vitamin B1, B6 & fiber)

  • helps reduce risk of heart disease

  • high in antioxidant which prevent disease

  • protects cell membranes from damage

  • protects brain cells

  • lowers cholesterol

Serving Size: 1 cup cooked eggplant

4. Fennel (Vitamin C & potassium)

  • rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and phytonutrients

  • reduces inflammation

  • helps fend off chronic disease

  • contains fiber which helps regulate digestion

Serving Size: 1 bulb of fennel

5. Raspberries (Vitamin C, K & E)

  • prevents illness by stopping abnormal division of the cells

  • boosts heart health

  • prevents obesity and age-related decline

Serving Size: 1 cup of raspberries

6. Grapefruit (Vitamin A & C)

  • low in calories

  • loaded with nutrients

  • helps with weight loss, clear skin and digestive balance

  • increases energy levels

  • reduces risk of heart disease and cancer

Serving Size: 1 large grapefruit