Men over 50 should take special care of their diet. The body goes through a lot of changes as a man gets older. The risks of low testosterone levels, enlarged prostate, low metabolism and an increase in cardiovascular problems increases. This has a lot of effect on a man’s health and life.

Here is what you should include in your diet if you are over 50 years old. Check the food items on the Holistic Board’s.

Mushrooms

Mushrooms tend to give the dish a meaty taste. The calories in a cup of mushroom are very low but they area rich source of potassium that helps to offset the sodium levels and helps to lower blood pressure. The mushrooms can be eaten in salads or can be grilled.

Beans

Beans help to reduce the bad cholesterol. It is also known that eating beans helps to control blood sugar levels. There are various beans preparations that you can try out. It is important to include beans in your diet almost daily.

Nuts

Nuts are highly recommended in men over 50 years of age. It helps to improve the health of the heart and it is packed with loads of benefits. Almond helps to improve mood and sleep. Walnuts have anti-inflammatory properties and it provides strong muscles and helps to fight prostate cancer. Pistachio helps to lower the level of cholesterol and improves the erectile functions.

Oats

Oats is a cholesterol-lowering food that reduces the risk of heart diseases. Oats contain beta glucan which is a soluble fiber and when you consume oats it helps to reduce the LDL cholesterol in the body. Those who eat oats regularly believed to more livelong.

Yogurt

Having enough protein in your diet helps in preserving the muscles and helps to decrease the lean body mass. Yogurt offers high levels of protein. It has bacteria that helps to nourish the gut.