How Diet Can Keep Older Men Fit
An individual ability to preserve sovereignty and substantially care for oneself is a crucial part of healthy aging. But few studies have inspected how healthy diet may maintain your physical well-being and helps you in achieving good results in your daily tasks; such as bathing, walking up the stairs and carrying groceries, unlike other people.
A new study by the analysts from Harvard- affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital checks the role of an active healthy diet which boasts the movable factor by a large influence on the physical body function, menacing the physical impairment by 25 per cent. The data is published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health, and Aging.
“Diet has a special influence on your mental and physical well-being as you get older,” said a senior author of chaining division of Network Medicine at Brigham Hospital.
“ What excites us the most about our findings is the approach that you have some influence over your well-being as you get older. Even if you can’t change your diet completely but can relatively start with few changes which may later influence your ability to maintain physical function, by eating some vegetables and nuts,” said senior author, Grodstein.
Grodstein and her teammate Hatlin Haganm, A fellow at the Bringham Hospital examined data of 12658 men from the pool of health professionals, chasing them from 2008 to 2012. At the starting, all the people were checked for their ability to perform daily tasks such as bathing, walking on the road, running them on the ground, kneeling, climbing up the stairs, lifting some groceries all the others efficient activities. The people also answered the food- frequency question ranging their answers from “never” to more times a day.
They found a higher diet scores for the individuals who took the higher Calorie Intake from the vegetables, whole grains, nuts, long chain omega Three fatty acids and took a lower intake of sugar sweated beverages and trans fatty acids. They decreased their odds of the physical impairment by improving their physical function by a 25 percent.
Steps to achieve Active and Fit Body
- Don’t Eat processed or Packed Food; because the carbohydrates that you get from these food items can increase your blood sugar and insulin level resulting in a negative effect on your body.
- Eat more proteins and Carbohydrate rich diet, helps you in fighting infection by building you a strong metabolism for your body.
- If you are more prone to salty dishes; you are more likely to attain a high blood pressure. To avoid the effect you can always prefer Rock Salt over Table Salt.
- Try healthy snacks such as Nuts, seeds and avoid the intake of sugar in your daily diet. You can always prefer jaggery to sugar.
- Avoid Unhealthy Beverages:
Unhealthy beverages can give high weight gain by turning up the sugar into the processed fat, causing you a metabolic syndrome. You can always opt for active options like Jaljeera, Coconut water etc.
- Be regular to the Exercises.
Well, we hope you are all set to be better and fitter as you age, using the above mentioned health tips.
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