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.

1. BLUEBERRIES

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

2. AVOCADO

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

3. EGGS

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

4. BANANAS

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

5. 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.

6. SPINACH

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

7. 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.

8. ALMONDS

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

9. PUMPKIN SEEDS

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