Intimidated by the tough-looking exterior of an artichoke? Preparing this vegetable is much easier than you think, and the health benefits of artichokes abound.
Registered dietitian Christy Brissette tells us why dates are so good for our health, especially as we age — and how to weave them into our diet.
3. Pine Nuts
Considering their nourishing array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, pine nuts offer a wide variety of health benefits to older adults.
Regularly incorporating almonds into your diet (unsalted are best) can lower your risk for heart disease and improve cholesterol levels, making almonds a great all-around snack for older adults.
5. Flax, Chia and Hemp Seeds
The term super seeds refers to nutrient-dense, edible seeds such as chia, flax and hemp. They contain levels of vitamins and minerals disproportionate to their tiny size.
Happily, apples are one of those delicious foods that also happen to be very good for us, especially as we get older. What makes them so nutritious? Read on.
According to a study at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, persimmons are the go-to fruit to keep us healthy as we age.