9 SUPER FOODS IF YOU’RE OVER 49… – Heart Smart Minute


Heart Smart Minute NutritionSure, younger people can eat these 9 Super Foods, but as you get older, the body requires a little more from your nutrition and these 9 foods, know how to deliver fast acting vitamins and minerals to all the right places.

So if you happen to be lingering around the big 5-0, check out how these nutritious foods can help protect your eyes, lungs, heart and brain.

Heart Smart Minute Nutrition…

APPLES: Packed with fiber, helps lower cholesterol and maintain healthy blood sugar levels.  Full of Vitamin C and Potassium.

ASPARAGUS: May reduce risk of prostate cancer, boosts the immune system, eye health and full of fiber, and Vitamin A.

BLUEBERRIES: HIgh in Fiber and Vitamin C &K

DARK CHOCOLATE (70% or higher): May help lower risk of heart attack and lower blood pressure.

FAVA BEANS: High in plant bases protein, fiber, and Vitamin B

GREEK YOGURT: Some of the highest amounts of protein you can find.  Low in cholesterol, when given the option go for non fat plain and add your own fruit.

KALE: Fantastic for Omega 3 which promotes brain health.  Full of calcium for bone strength and helps promote long lasting eye health.

QUINOA: Vegetarians take note, this is a complete protein food that makes an awesome side dish.  Full of fiber and gluten free.

SALMON: Reduce your risk of heart attack, lower blood pressure and builds brain cell membranes.

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