Nutrition has a major impact on how our bodies operate and react to changes. Regardless of how our diets have worked for us in the past, dietary tweaks are inevitable as we continue to age.
Since everybody ages differently, there is no universal dietary plan for all to follow. Instead, it is important to be aware of the changes occurring in your body and what foods can work to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.
In a recent blog post, AgingCare lists some helpful tips for adults to follow to improve their diet and, ultimately, their health. Some of these tips include:
- Protect your bones by increasing calcium and vitamin D
- If you’re feeling low on energy, increase your vitamin B12 intake
- Swap out salt for other seasonings, like garlic or onion powder
- Probiotics can help improve digestive health
Living a healthy lifestyle and being proactive is important at any stage of life. However, as we continue to age, the changes we experience in our bodies can be largely impacted by the nutrients we are missing out on. Even a small dietary tweak can have a large effect on your overall health.
Read the full article here.