Best Nutrition for Seniors
Whether young or old we should have a diet which consists of vegetables, fruits, and herb. A good diet can add longevity to our lives. Many persons are falling to illness as a direct result of poor dieting. I have heard stories of persons that are well up in age, healthy and strong simply because of putting the right kind of foods in their bodies.
In this article, we will be looking at Nutrient for Seniors
As we grow older we must do all that we can to ensure that our bodies are getting the right nutrients. Old age brings on a lot of changes and the activities we did at one time with ease we find that it now becomes somewhat difficult.
Growing old is wonderful as we enjoy life to the fullest, but as we grow older our bodies need the acquired nutrients to keep going. The best time to start is now because as we make eating healthy a daily part of our diet we will be cultivating a healthy lifestyle that will be of great benefit to us as we approach those golden years.
Body changes include eyes, joints, lungs, heart, ears and other issues. But as we eat the right foods we can be sure of good health.
Nutrient and our Health
A. Eye health- Carrots, Broccoli, Collard greens, Avocados, Spinach, peas, Sweet potato, Romaine lettuce, Soybeans, Whole greens, Wheat germ, Green leafy vegetables, Zucchini, Bell peppers, Walnuts, Grapefruit, Kiwi, Orange, Red Berries, Guava.
B. Joints health- Cabbages, Brussels sprouts, Broccoli, Mushrooms, Sweet peppers, Onions, Cauliflower, Ginger, Papaya, Ginger, Butternut squash, Red Apples, Pineapples, Cherries, Citrus Fruits, Leeks, Walnuts.
C. Heart health- Tomatoes, Peas, Onions, Okra, Broccoli, Sweet potato, Beets, Red potatoes, Cabbages, Cucumbers, Brussels sprouts, Mushroom, Parsnips, Bell peppers, Peaches, grapes, apples, Kiwi, Strawberries, Raspberries, Watermelons, Grapefruit, Mangoes, Pineapple, Papaya,Tangerine, Pomegranates, Cherries, Plums, Dates, Cranberries, Blackberries, Bananas, Blueberries.
E. Lungs health- Pumpkin, Broccoli, Beans, Carrot, Onions, Brussels sprouts, Tomatoes, Turmeric, Garlic, Apples, Cherries, Ginger, Kiwi, Citrus fruit, Orange.
F. Ear health- Broccoli, Pumpkin, Avocados, Spinach, Tomatoes, Strawberries, Plums, Pomegranate, Raspberries, Blackberries, Cranberries, Pineapple, Papayas, Grapes, Kiwi, Grapefruit, Oranges, Apples, Banana, Watermelons, Blueberries, Walnut, Cherries, Cantaloupe.
G. Kidney health- Garlic, Cabbage, Onion, Cauliflowers, Red bell peppers, Red grapes, Strawberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Raspberries, Cranberries, Apples.
H. Brain health- Nuts, Seeds, Celery, Beets, Avocados, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Pumpkinseed, Walnut, Oates, Sage, Blueberries, banana, apples, pineapples, whole grain.
I. Liver health- Turmeric, Avocado, Beets, Sweet potato, Lemons, Cabbage, Celery, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Leafy green vegetables, Garlic, Carrots, Walnut, Grapefruit, Bananas, Apples.
J. Muscle health- Soybeans, Carrots, Whole greens, Tomatoes, Beets, Mushrooms, Brussels, sprouts, Spinach, Bell peppers, Avocado, Broccoli, Raspberries, Oranges, Guava, Apples, Watermelon, Grapefruit, Berries, Nuts, Oats.
K. Skin Health- Beetroot, Spinach, Sweet potato, Carrot, Tomato, Pumpkinseed, Broccoli, Oranges, apples, strawberries, Cantaloupe, Apricot, and grapefruit.
Herbs are a must, the taste of herbs can give your foods and drinks a great taste. The aromas are just out of this world, along with the vitamins and their healing properties makes herbs so beneficial to our bodies. Here is a link that you can follow to learn more about herbs. The healing wonders of herbs.
The final word
Having a diet that is rich in vitamins through fruits, vegetables and herbs can add years to your life as we approach those golden years, so let’s start on the road to good health by making these superfoods a part of our diet.