Eat These Foods Over 50 to Lose Weight Seriously

 We spoke with Melissa Mitri, MS, RD of Melissa Mitri Nutrition, who advocates leafy greens for over-50 weight reduction.

 Leafy Greens

 Over 50, Mitri advises eating enough lean protein, especially fish, to preserve muscle strength and speed metabolism.

 Fatty Fish

 Avocados, known as "the green goddess" of fruit, include fiber, healthy fats, and over 20 vitamins and minerals,


 "Focusing on bone health with aging is key for longevity," adds Shaw. Prunes can even reduce age-related bone loss,


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 According to Shaw, choline is "heavily concentrated in the yellow yolk of your eggs." 90% of Americans don't get enough.


 Plain Greek yogurt is great for breakfast. Lainey Younkin, MS, RD, LDN, weight loss dietician at Lainey Younkin Nutrition

 Plain Greek Yogurt

 Barley provides protein and fiber in a healthy way! This whole grain gives you satiety and lowers blood sugar.


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