Capital Health Care Network6 Key Vitamins & Nutrients for
Proper Senior Nutrition

Mar 17, 2017

1. Folic Acid found in spinach, asparagus,
 breakfast cereals, and lentils.

2. B-12 found in turkey, salmon, crab,
 mussels, chicken, beef, eggs and milk.

3. Vitamin C found in oranges, grapefruits,
 strawberries, tomatoes, sweet red
 peppers, broccoli and potatoes.

4. Vitamin D found in canned salmon,
 sardines, mackerel, instant oatmeal,
 cereal, egg yolks, soy milk, cow’s milk
 and orange juice fortified with Vitamin D.

5. Omega 3 Fatty Acids found in flaxseed
 oil, walnuts, canola oil, canned tuna,
 oysters, herring, sardines, salmon, trout
 and crab.

6. Calcium found in orange juice, cow’s
 milk, leafy greens and kale.

Also remember to limit sodium intake. Processed foods are typically extremely high in sodium and should be avoided. Fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables, fresh meats and fish, dry beans, oats, eggs and brown rice are all naturally 
low in sodium.