Healthy Eating tips

 

 

Aging is the most predictable and irreversible biological process. With Aging, your systems tend to become sluggish, cell- regeneration stops or slow down, many such changes make them prone to many diseases. But, with the right nutrition one can Age like a fine line. Here are few eating tips for the Elderly-

  • Right nutrition for the Elderly -Look for important nutrients. Eat a nutrient dense diet to avoid any nutrition deficiency.

 

  • Eat the recommended servings & eat small meals- Your digestive system may not tolerate a big meal, thus reduce the quantity and increase the frequency. Consider fiber-rich food.

 

  • Make healthy choices- Packaged food, sugar loaded food, bakery items etc are not healthy for you. Instead, make healthy choices like seasonal fruits, homemade milk-shake etc.

 

  • Go on a regular exercise routine- boosting up your metabolism is important thus exercise regularly.

 

  • Choose foods that are easy to chew and swallow

 

  • Eat light and digestion-friendly food

 

  • Hydrate yourself & maintain the liquid levels.

 

  • Choose age-specific supplementation – Ask your dietician for fortified food options & supplementation.

 

  • Minimize the use of table salt and sugar.

 

  • Choose healthy fats like nuts, figs, olive oil etc.

 

  • As the immunity goes down with age, take care of hygiene to avoid unwanted infections.

Don’t wait any longer, manage your Dietitian/Nutritionist online with a doctor today.
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