Healthy Treats: 5 Great Snacks for Older Adults

Healthy Treats: 5 Great Snacks for Older Adults

Healthy eating gets even more important as we get older.


The Aspen Tree, which cares about nutrition for older adults (, is delighted to recommend 5 snacks that are both delicious and nutritious.


- Crispy Fish: Calcium makes this snack a treat for your bones and teeth too, helping prevent osteoporosis.

- Grass Jelly in Low-Fat Fresh Milk: Replace condensed milk with low-fat fresh milk and add no more than a dash of sugar and you’ve got a yummy snack complete with protein and calcium.

- Dark Chocolate (70% up): Flavonoids in chocolate feed your brain, strengthen your heart, improve your mood, and reduce your cholesterol levels.

- Wholewheat Cracker + Organic Fruit Jam: Fill your stomach between meals with a bite with carbohydrate and vitamins (jam is sugar-free).

- Job’s Tears: This highly nutritious cereal helps you digest and cuts cholesterol. It’s rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, calcium, and phosphorus, nourishing your bones and brain.



PUBLISHED : 11 months ago

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