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Top 10 Foods for Long, Healthy Living

BOSTON - It’s important to strive for a healthy diet throughout life, but as our bodies change after middle age, it becomes especially important to consume an overall healthy diet to ensure intake of vital nutrients. Shivani Sahni, MS, PhD, of Hebrew SeniorLife’s Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Department of Medicine, is examining the role of nutrition in the prevention of chronic diseases of aging. She offers a list of the top 10 foods and drinks for healthy aging, noting that different nutrients have important effects on several health outcomes related to aging.