SuperFoods for Seniors


SuperFoods for Senior Citizens

Many recent super food lists contain common

food choices whose nutritional value has been

long recognized.


If you search 10 different websites for SuperFood lists, you will more than likely find 10 different lists–but a few items will be common among these lists. What this means is simply that super foods are mostly a matter of opinion of the various authors. What I have attempted to do here is to pare down these lists so that the most beneficial super foods make the final cut. Again–some of this is supposition, but mostly I have relied on fact. 

Examples of these would be berries (raspberries, blueberries and strawberries), nuts (walnuts and almonds) and many kinds of seeds in general, dark green vegetables (like kale, collard greens, Swiss chard, Brussels sprouts and broccoli), citrus fruits, fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel and sardines for Omega 3 Fatty Acids), vegetables with bright, dark or intense colors (such as beets and their greens, and, of course, sweet potatoes), many legumes (peanuts, lentils, beans), and whole grains as a group. Possibly the most studied super food group, berries, remains under scientific evaluation and since evidence is lacking, and berries are not proven to have “super food” health benefits. The jury is still out here.

These various super foods will be examined here in more depth. Just follow the navigation in the right-side window. ===>



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