Questions about a healthy diet? Let us answer them.
No matter your age, eating healthy is important. But as you get older, the food you put into your body may have an even greater impact on your health than when you were young.
For example, not only does eating a well-balanced mix of food reduce your risk of conditions like type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, bone loss, and more, but it can help you manage these diseases if you already have them. Good nutrition can also reduce high blood pressure and lower cholesterol.
It’s never too early — or too late — to start eating a healthy, balanced diet.
A commitment to healthy eating can lower your risk for conditions like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and bone loss. It can also lower your blood pressure and cholesterol.
Other benefits of healthy eating include:
The idea of eating health can be overwhelming. Focus on small lifestyle changes instead of diets, which are temporary. You could:
Always consult your physician before making any drastic changes to your diet.
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