Healthy Aging with Healthy Nutrition

Healthy Aging with Healthy Nutrition was presented by Jessica Jetton and Cynthia Whitmer of the UNF Nutrition and Dietetics Department. This presentation provides a wide range of topics that can help you adapt your nutrition habits as you age. These topics include but are not limited to learning about MyPlate, understanding how to read food labels, discover how diet changes through menopause and post menopause, and how to choose healthy foods on a budget.

Presentation Slide Deck

Healthy Aging with Healthy Nutrition, MAR 17 2023

Outline of Presentation

  • Macronutrients and food groups
  • What is MyPlate and how to read food labels
  • Dietary needs for older adults
  • Antioxidants
  • Diet for menopause and post menopause
  • Physical activity
  • Organic vs non-organic foods
  • Healthy choices on a budget


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