As you grow older, you body needs more nutritional food. Although you are not actively involved in lots of physical activities, yet the body tissues are constantly repairing themselves as your body resources gets eroded with age. You may feel tired frequently. Lack of energy, low immunity, tiredness, stomach upsets, weaker bones and muscles are the major signs of old age. As your body metabolism reduces, you may find it difficult to digest food. Arthritis, cholesterol, high blood pressure takes a toll on your health. But eating less is not the solution. You need to eat calculative food power packed with nutrition.
You may need all the essential nutrients in your daily diet such as carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, proteins etc. but as your body absorption capacity diminishes, you need to eat light and easily digestible food at frequent intervals. This ensures you get your daily nutrient requirement and the food is easy on your stomach too.
Ageing releases a lot of free radical in the body that causes tiredness, wrinkles, hair fall, low immunity and many old age signs. This oxidation of cells can be avoided by consuming proper diet with lots of vitamin E, C, A along with some other essential nutrients and minerals.
As said earlier, senior citizen should eat correct amount of well balanced food at regular intervals to get all the benefits of the nutrients as well as stay healthy. The food consumed by an elderly person should be cooked properly and has to be soft and easy to chew to avoid any kind of dental problems.
Old age is a journey where your only companion is your health and well being. Never ignore your body and take good care of it. To know more about senior citizen diet plans, you can always consult “Nutriee”. We are a team of trained and qualified dieticians and nutritionists guided by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal. We can assist you with exercise regimes and different diet plans to suit your body and age. Contact us today and live a super healthy life.