6 healthy foods as we age

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salmon steak with vegetables

A healthy diet can do more than simply keep your weight in check -- the right foods can actually save your skin, protect your ticker, improve your memory, and more. Add these six anti-aging foods to your grocery list, and in turn, you may add years to your life.

1. ALMONDS

Stock up because: They’ll preserve your oomph.

2. TURMERIC

Stock up because: It can boost your brainpower.

3. SALMON

Stock up because: This fatty fish can keep your heart healthy.

4. OLIVE OIL

Stock up because: It can lower your cholesterol.

5. BERRIES

Stock up because: They could be a safeguard against certain types of cancer.

6. CHOCOLATE

Stock up because: Do you really need a reason? OK, then: Chocolate is loaded with flavanols, antioxidants that can improve blood flow and prevent clots.

More information is at www.seniorsforliving.com.

Source: Seniors for Living