Unless you’re Keith Richards, you can’t actually live forever. But what you eat and drink affects whether you’ll be letting your great-grandkids know you can’t get no satisfaction when you’re 113.
So we asked 11 registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and spokespeople for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics the same question: “What one food should I eat every day if I want to live a long, healthy life? Why?” Grab a bag of nuts and read on to find out what you should be incorporating into your diet so that you can live almost as long as Keef.
“I may be a little biased because I’m Mexican, but this fruit offers the complete nutritional package. Filled with monounsaturated fats, which are shown to help inflammation and improve cholesterol, avocados are also high in fiber, potassium, folate, and vitamin E.
“People may fear them due to their high caloric content, but it’s not always about calories — it’s about nutrients too. Avocados will help you feel fuller due to the high concentrations of fat and fiber. Best part? Avocados go with anything, from breakfast sandwiches to salads to dips!” – Marina Chaparro, MPH, RDN, CDE, LD
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