What Foods Should Seniors Avoid?

Here are eight foods that you should cut down on (or avoid eating altogether) as you get older, and why:

  • Raw or undercooked eggs, meat and poultry.
  • Grapefruit.
  • High-sodium foods.
  • Caffeine.
  • Sodas and sugary drinks.
  • “Sugar-free” drinks.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Foods with empty calories.

29 Nov 2016

What foods are best for elderly?

Lean protein (lean meats, seafood, eggs, beans) Fruits and vegetables (think orange, red, green, and purple) Whole grains (brown rice, whole wheat pasta) Low-fat dairy (milk and its alternatives)

What should you not eat after 60?

  1. Some soft cheeses. It’s best to avoid eating mould-ripened soft cheese, such as brie and camembert along with soft blue cheeses, such as danish blue, gorgonzola and roquefort, and any unpasteurised soft cheeses.
  2. Pâté
  3. Raw or runny eggs.
  4. Cold meats.
  5. Raw or undercooked meat and poultry.
  6. Raw shellfish.
  7. Sushi.
  8. Milk.

Are bananas good for elderly?

Nutrient-Rich Fruits

Bananas are an excellent choice, and one that our Facebook users recommend, too. Besides being rich in both potassium and magnesium, they also contain tryptophan, an amino acid that helps induce sleep.27 Jun 2014

What is a good breakfast for seniors?

Seniors can particularly benefit from a few specific breakfast options such as the following items.

  • Eggs. Eggs are packed with protein, so they keep seniors feeling full and energetic throughout the day.
  • Yogurt.
  • Potatoes.
  • Whole-Grain Toast.
  • Fruit Smoothies.
  • Oatmeal.

21 Sep 2017