Living a Long, Healthy Life

Top 10 Foods to Help You Live a Longer, Healthier Life

It’s important to strive for a healthy diet throughout life, but as our bodies change after middle age, it becomes especially important to consume an overall healthy diet to ensure intake of vital nutrients. Shivani Sahni, MS, PhD, Director of the Nutrition Program at Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research and a researcher in the Division of Gerontology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is examining the role of nutrition in the prevention of chronic diseases of aging. She offers a list of the top 10 foods and drinks for healthy aging, noting that different nutrients have important effects on several health outcomes related to aging.

Dec. 01, 2014