Adult Life Cycle

Nutrition

Nutritional Needs

Woman over 50 need around 1600-2000 calories per day. Men over 50 need 2000-2800 calories per day. Healthy foods can help control blood pressure and reduce the risk for hypertension.

Healthy Tips

  • Eat many different colors and types of vegetables and fruits
  • Make sure at least half of your grains are whole grains
  • Eat seafood twice a week
  • Limit saturated fats
  • Eat only small amounts of solid fats and foods with added sugars
  • Emphasize fat-free or low-fat dairy products

Healthy Meals