Food rich in color is good for the heart…

March 18th, 2014 No Comments

If you’re a senior adult who enjoys eating cherries, plums, strawberries, and blueberries, you are on your way to a healthier heart! For NJ elder care‘s information: A study has shown that older adults who eat these foods are not as likely to die of stroke or heart disease. These foods are rich in flavonoids, which help protect cells in the body. Keeping cells from damage may help ward off cancer and other maladies. Flavonoids are also found in dark chocolate, tea, spinach, red wine, oranges, apples, nuts, as well as soy products.

To read the full AARP story, go to March is National Nutrition Month.

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