As we age, healthy eating can make a difference in our health, help to improve how we feel, and encourage a sense of well-being. Eating healthy has benefits that can help older adults:
As we age, we begin to place priorities on some things that we may have thought of as second nature before. Healthy eating becomes the main focus, and time spent exercising is logged a bit more clearly. Knowing what to eat and how much to exercise is something we strongly encourage as an independent living option here in Denver. Educating yourself about these healthy options can help improve your quality of living and overall happiness.
Focus on maintaining a healthy body weight. Being physically active can help you stay strong and independent as you grow older. If you are overweight or obese, weight loss can improve your quality of life and reduce the risk of disease and disability.
“I never ate a lot of leafy green things before my nutrition class this semester. Our teacher brought in kale and spinach and a few others and we each took one home. My Mom used one of your recipes and made a kale salad that I have to admit was actually really good!”
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First Seen here: Healthy Eating As We Age