Eating Well As You Get Older

Frequently Asked Questions

6. What kinds of fruits should I eat?

Eat a variety of fresh, frozen, canned, or dried fruits every day. Fruits contain lots of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other substances important for good health. Plus, they are low in fat and calories. To make sure you get the benefit of the natural fiber in fruits, choose whole or cut-up fruits more often than fruit juice. Fruits may be purchased fresh, canned, frozen, or dried and may be eaten whole, cut-up, or pureed.