Sunday, 16 December 2012

Diet For Aging Women

As women age, their dietary needs change.A healthy diet is always important, but even more so as women get older.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggests women should consume:
At least 1,500 milligrams daily of calcium, which may be found in dairy products and leafy green vegetables, or dietary supplements.
Eight milligrams of daily iron — needed to help produce red blood cells. Healthy sources of iron include fortified breakfast cereals, spinach and beans.
Limited intake of saturated and trans fats.
Limited intake of salt (sodium) and added sugars.
Plenty of fiber.

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