Best Foods to Slow Aging After 50

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Sadly, there is no stopping the aging process. However, eating the right foods and avoiding certain harmful ones can help slow the process down and lead you to better health.

If you're curious about which foods can help with the aging process after you turn 50 and which ones may be more harmful, keep reading. 

Blueberries are full of antioxidants, which Holly Klamer, MS, RDN, registered dietitian and writer at My Crohns And Colitis Team


"Specifically, blueberries have been shown to help protect against cognitive decline associated with aging according to a 2020 review

Nuts are also a great addition to your diet after 50, as they have been found to slow the aging process and help with cognitive decline.


"Nuts are a good source of many nutrients that can help slow aging like antioxidants, heart-healthy fats, and minerals," 

If you want to slow the aging process, you may want to consider adding avocados to your grocery list.


RDN, owner of To The Pointe Nutrition, "and they are high in the 'good for you' type of fat (monounsaturated fats), which boost age-defying antioxidants."

It's always important to eat plenty of leafy greens at any age, but after 50 they can help slow your aging process.


"Greens such as spinach, kale, collard greens, and chard are nutrient-dense foods that are rich in vitamins and antioxidants that can reduce oxidative stress

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