In your 50’s – In an ideal world, you would get all of your nutrients from fruits, vegetables and other unprocessed whole foods. But as you enter your 50s, hormonal changes make hitting your target quotas for certain vitamins and minerals increasingly difficult. While science can’t re-create everything nature has perfectly packed into whole foods, supplementing your diet with key nutrients should help you stay on top of your game.
In your 60’s – Dietary requirements change as you get older, and while experts recommend getting most of your nutrients from food, sometimes that isn’t possible. “Our guts become less efficient as we age, particularly when we reach our 60s and 70s, and that limits our ability to get sufficient nutrients from food,” says Tufts University’s McKay. Supplementing your diet with these key nutrients should help you stay on top of your game. Read More