11 superfoods for people over 50
The secret does not lie in the fact that as we get older, our bodies begin to decompose. Some of the activities we once enjoyed have become so intense, and anymore, some of our favorite foods may not match us well. Fortunately, to be able to slow down the aging process there are all kinds of changes.
One of the best things you can do to prolong your life and remain as healthy and energetic as possible is to eat a very balanced diet.
There are some foods that are good for you at any age, but they have benefits for those over the age of 50 in particular. You can enjoy eating all of these delicious options. In fact, number 10 is actually candy!
So join us as we review 11 superfoods that will make you look and feel like in your golden years that you are in the prime of your youth.
The risk of problems like type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol increases as we approach middle age. Adding beans to your daily diet is a great way to eliminate this risk. Taking just half a cup of beans or lentils each day reduces bad cholesterol (LDL) by up to 5%. Beans also help people who already have diabetes improve blood sugar levels.
There is an impressive range of beans and lentils out there, so you should be able to find one or two that you really like. But first of all, remember one thing which is if you choose canned beans, it is best to rinse them before eating because canned foods are high in sodium.
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