As we age, our relationship to food changes along with our bodies. Numerous benefits of a healthy diet and proper nutrition include increased mental acuteness; resistance to illness and disease; higher energy levels; a more robust immune system; faster recuperation times, and better management of chronic health problems.
Reduce sodium (salt) to help prevent water retention and high blood pressure
Eat more fiber
Increase your water intake
Participate in regular physical activity
YOUR HEALTH IS IMPORTANT TO US
Tips for Healthful Aging
Take care of yourself by getting good nutrition, rest and exercise Establish a support system of friends and neighbors Learn to relax Listen to music Avoid becoming upset maintain a good attitude Seek professional help when you need it Plan and organize priorities daily Be patient and tolerable of yourself and others Enrich your personal growth through interests and hobbies Record your family history Take part in fun and laughter - everyday - especially at yourself