How to age healthily

As the body ages, its needs also evolve. Understanding these changes will help the elderly to determine the most suitable lifestyle choices in the areas of diet, exercise and sleep.


Less is more

Some elderly individuals may find themselves eating less due to metabolic slowdown which happens with age. To ensure their bodies receive the necessary nutrients, they should take smaller meals throughout the day to ensure sufficient nutritional intake.


Going beyond eating nutritiously

Those smaller meals should be high in fibre (whole grains, wheat vegetables and fruits) and healthy fats (salmon, herring, mackerel and sardines) as they provide the mind and body with vital nutrients. Combined with light exercises and the health effects are even more desirable. Taking nourishing supplements can also help the elderly with mental and bone health to ensure good immunity and mobility.

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