6. Look to go green
We know the benefits of leafy greens and if you haven’t been converted yet, 50 and beyond is the perfect time to go green.
That’s because leafy vegetables are teaming with fiber and an abundance of important vitamins, minerals, and other substances that could help protect you from diabetes, heart disease and even cancer.
The nutritional powerhouse that is Kale has vitamins A C, and K, a good amount of calcium for a vegetable, and also supplies folate and potassium.
Green leafy vegetables need to make a regular appearance in your daily diet. For variety other top veggies are spinach, mustard greens, broccoli, Swiss chard, cabbage and iceberg lettuce.