Guide to Healthy Eating

Good nutrition is very important for older adults and seniors. Good nutrition is important for brain health, memory retention, strong immune system, muscles and bones. Other benefits are:

  • Lower risk of fractures, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis and certain cancers
  • Higher quality of life and independence

Resources

  • UnlockFood has a Guide to Healthy Eating for Older Adults
  • Nutri-eSCREEN is an online questionnaire that will help you find out how you are doing with choosing foods that help you stay healthy and active
  • Talk with a Registered Dietitian if you have any questions about food or healthy eating. Call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 and ask to speak to a Registered Dietitian. https://www.unlockfood.ca
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