Shelf-Stable Greens Join Pyramid for Older Adults

A newly modified MyPyramid for Older Adults promotes canned and frozen fruits and vegetables as convenient sources of fiber for Americans over 70. These choices are easier to prepare and have a longer shelf life, minimizing waste, said Alice Lichtenstein, director of the Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. Such factors

A newly modified MyPyramid for Older Adults promotes canned and frozen fruits and vegetables as convenient sources of fiber for Americans over 70.

“These choices are easier to prepare and have a longer shelf life, minimizing waste,” said Alice Lichtenstein, director of the Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. “Such factors are important to consider when arthritis kicks in or dark, cold days mean it is

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