Proper diet and a healthy life go hand-in-hand. Here’s a lesson from Aging.com in Elderly Nutrition 101 and ten foods that will help seniors stay healthy.
According to reports by World Health Organization (WHO), a majority of the diseases that older people suffer are as a result of lack of proper diet.
For instance, fat in food is linked cancer of the prostate, colon, and pancreas. Degenerative diseases such as osteoporosis and diabetes are also diet-related, more specifically with micronutrients.
Micronutrients deficiency is shared among the elderly due to factors such as reduced food intake and lack of variety in their diet.
Learn more about the age-related challenges, such as decreased sensitivity, medication side effects, and other problems, that hinder proper nutrition.
Then consider healthy food choices. This article starts with the basics and the foods that make up a balanced meal. Learn more.