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Senior Nutrition Tips

According to the National Council on Aging, here are 6 tips to help you find the best foods for your body and your budget: 1. Know what a healthy plate looks like You might remember the food pyramid, but the USDA recently unveiled a simpler way to help people see what they should eat each day. It’s called MyPlate. The simple graphic shows exactly how the five food groups should stack up on your plate. These are the building blocks for a healthy diet. 2. Look for important nut

Take Care of Your Heart

According to the Centers for Disease Control, " 1 in 3 deaths in the United States is due to cardiovascular disease. People of all ages, genders, races, and ethnicities are affected. However, certain groups—including African Americans and older individuals, are at higher risk than others.Nearly half of all African American adults have some form of cardiovascular disease that includes heart disease and stroke.High blood pressure is the leading cause of heart attack and stroke