9 Best Foods for Women Over 60

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Blueberries are the ultimate superfood, packed with potassium, folate, vitamins C and B6, and more.

. BLUEBERRIES

Bananas are high in potassium and vitamin C and are good for your heart, digestion, skin, and energy. That is, they have a punch.

. BANANAS

Also, eggs are a great vegetarian protein source. My mother prefers boiling them to frying them, which uses more oil.

. EGGS

Avocados are loaded with brain and heart-healthy fats, so my mom adds them to salads or slices them on toast for breakfast.

. AVOCADO

She also includes leafy cruciferous greens like Swiss chard, which is high in magnesium.

. SWISS CHARD

Almonds are high in fibre, protein, and healthy fats, so my mother says they help her resist the urge to snack between meals.

. ALMONDS

Instead of coffee, my mother prefers matcha green tea powder, a more balanced caffeine source.

. MATCHA

My mother's favourite green is spinach, which is high in vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, manganese, magnesium, iron, and vitamin B2.

. SPINACH

The same goes for pumpkin seeds, which are another one on her short list of "brain foods."

. PUMPKIN SEEDS

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