As we age, taking charge of our health becomes top of mind—and for good reason. We all want to live longer, feel stronger, and retain our independence to pursue the lifestyle we want and spend more time with the people who matter most.
What better place to start than with our diet? After all, the nutrients we eat affect more than our physical appearance and wellness. They also play a pivotal role in our hearing health journey.
For example, vitamins and minerals like folates and magnesium have numerous benefits for your entire body, including hearing. In contrast, processed foods and alcohol may trigger tinnitus or cause us to develop other hearing-related issues.
In this article, we'll discuss the best and worst nutrients for hearing health and dispel some myths about pursuing a ‘tinnitus diet’ that may be confusing. By the end, you'll feel confident in your relationship with food and how it impacts your hearing health.