Healthy Aging

By:Adelina and Nimra

Food tips

Foods to avoid:

  • raw/undercooked meat or poultry
  • refrigerated smoked meats or fish
  • unpasteurized dairy products, and juices including...some soft cheeses such as feta, queso blanco, queso fresco, Brie, and Camembert are made with unpasteurized milk
  • raw or partially cooked eggs and foods commonly made with raw eggs such as raw cookie dough and cake batter, eggnog, and Caesar salad dressing
  • unwashed fresh vegetables, including lettuce/salads

Doctor visits

  • Creating a basic plan before you go to the doctor can help you make the most of your visit
  • When you list your symptoms, be specific. Your list should include:
    • what the symptom is
    • when it started
    • what time of day it happens and how long it lasts
    • how often it happens
    • anything that makes it worse or better
    • anything it prevents you from doing.

Staying active

  • brisk walking
  • muscle strengthening activities such as: legs,hips,back,abdomen,chest,shoulder,and arms
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