Healthy Eating As You Get Older

Eating well means you get the nutrients you need to keep your muscles, bones, organs, and other parts of your body healthy throughout your life. As you get older, you need just as many, if not more, of these valuable nutrients, but you need fewer calories.   How can you get the nutrients your body needs to stay healthy, but not overdo the calories?

See how to pack your meals with nutrients.

See how to keep from overdoing the calories.

The information on Eating Well As You Get Older was developed for NIHSeniorHealth by theNational Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH.