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Your Diet After 50

As our bodies change, so do our nutritional needs. It's good to reassess what your body needs now, for maximum health in this decade and the decades to come. Check out this article to learn more and for an example daily menu.


How has your diet changed as you've aged? Share what has or hasn't worked for you.

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After looking at the research I've added two things to my diet: almonds and prickly pear cactus pads. Almonds are rich in beneficial compounds such as LDLs, antioxidants, anticancer agents, vitamin E, minerals needed for bone health, and help control blood sugar. Prickly pear cactus has been found to contain extremely powerful anticancer compounds: Cactus pear: a natural product in cancer chemoprevention


I add the prickly pear to scrambled eggs, curry, and as a replacement in green bean recipes.


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