Diet and Healthy Aging: A Nutrition Guide

Diet and Healthy Aging

Yes, there are certain foods and drinks that cause you to go more often. Here is a list of foods to avoid:

  • Caffeinated beverages and foods 
  • Alcohol
  • Spicy foods
  • Citrus fruits and juices
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Milk and milk products
  • Sugar or honey
  • Artificial sweeteners

And here is a list of less irritating foods:

  • Water
  • Low-fat or whole milk
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Fruits such as honeydew melon, pears, raisins, watermelon, and cucumber
  • Vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, mushrooms, peas, radishes, squash, and zucchini

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