For 50-somethings: Befriend B vitamins, antioxidants, and calcium
Women age 50-plus are dealing with the big hormonal changes of menopause (and, along with it, increased risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, breast cancer, and other age-related health issues), macular degeneration, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular threats to health. The top nutrients for keeping these problems at bay are B vitamins, antioxidants, calcium, fiber, and phytoestrogens. How to get enough of them? Today, challenge yourself to eat blueberries, low-fat dairy products, dark leafy greens, lots of whole-grain fiber, and some soy protein.
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