Eating Well As You Get Older

Frequently Asked Questions

25. Where can I learn more about eating well?

The ChooseMyPlate.gov website from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, or USDA, can help you choose a mix of healthy foods that are right for you. Visit the website at ChooseMyPlate.gov

Another balanced eating plan is the DASH eating plan which is designed to help prevent or manage high blood pressure, or hypertension. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. For more about DASH, go to What is the DASH Eating Plan?, or contact the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at 1-301-592-8573 or 1-240-629-3255 (TTY). Be sure to check with your doctor about eating plans to help manage health conditions that occur as you get older.