mind your menu.
what to eat based on your age.
From hormones and weight to bone density, your body changes in each decade of your life. If you’re in your thirties or forties, you’re probably well aware you can’t eat what you did in your twenties.
As you age, your nutritional needs change. While everyone should be drinking adequate amounts of water and eating the same essential healthy foods – lean protein, fiber, omega-3 fats, and lots of fresh vegetables and fruits – here are some more nutrient-packed foods that become more important depending on your age:
In addition to the food groups above, here’s a quick reference guide to specific foods that offer optimal nutrition for your age:6
Added focus: iron, vitamin A
Added focus: vitamin E, folic acid, low-fat dairy, probiotics
Added focus: probiotics, B12, vitamins A and C
|50s and beyond||
Added focus: B12, potassium, vitamins A, E, and K, zinc
Here for your health.
Posted date: February 20, 2023