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Common Foods You Should Eat More At Old Age To Stay Healthy

There is no doubt that old age is actually one of the weakest periods in the life span of humans. During this period, the immune system gets weaker and organs become fragile thereby making the body prone to illness.

Only a few people live their old age without suffering from a certain disease; and research has overtime found out some of the common foods people eat that could contribute to this.


After studies was made on countries with the highest number of old people, they found out that these 5 common foods play a role in contributing to good health.

1. Beans

Beans is one of the most common types of food that could be found around the country but only a few know about it's nutrients to the body. Beans is rich in proteins and complex carbohydrate, it is also rich in vitamins and antioxidants.

It is also rich in fiber and other minerals which helps in benefiting heart health and also brain health.

2. Vegetables

When it comes to foods to eat at old age, vegetables are actually one of the most important types of food to eat at old age. This is because they are rich in Antioxidants, minerals and fiber.

Vegetables also contain no amount of sugar and are good for people suffering from any condition. They also benefit heart health and other organs.

3. Nuts

All types of nuts are necessary for better health. This includes walnuts, peanuts (groundnuts), almonds, Brazil nuts etc. Research shows that when you want to eat these nuts, try combining them in order to get different nutrients from each of them.

4. Fruits

Fruits are another aspect of food you should try adding to your diet. This is because they are rich in Antioxidants, fiber and minerals. All of these not only help in promoting better skin health but also benefit heart health and brain health.

5. Fatty Fishes

Another type of food you should try adding to your diet is fatty fishes. They are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, protein and vitamins all of which have a role to play in benefiting heart, brain and body health.

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