The improvement of living standards and medical conditions has made us more and more aware of the importance of healthy diet for the elderly. Correct dietary conditioning can promote the health of the elderly and achieve longevity easily. A little carelessness may cause the elderly to protest physically, and it is inevitable to go to the hospital.
We all want to live happily in old age, do not trouble ourselves or trouble our children, so we must pay attention to our diet and not be willful. There are some things that we cannot do in the diet of the elderly. We need to take special care of them. Only after these 8 points can we eat comfortably, our body is good, and our mental state is good.
1. Don’t be too refined. The diet of the elderly should not be too fine. In other words, we cannot eat polished rice and noodles all year round. This will easily burden the stomach and cause constipation. We want to eat some whole grains from time to time.
Second, don’t be greedy for meat. The diet of the elderly cannotEat meat food often enough, and you can't eat high-fat and high-calorie foods often, because elderly people exercise less and their body metabolism slows down. Such foods can induce diseases such as high blood fat, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
Three. Don’t be greedy. The daily diet of the elderly should be light and not to eat salty foods such as pickles. Too much salt will increase the burden on the kidneys and easily lead to kidney disease, as well as stroke and high blood pressure.
Four. Don’t be greedy for a cup. Many elderly people like to drink a small amount of alcohol. A small amount of alcohol is indeed good for the body, but be careful not to be greedy. Drinking a large amount for a long time will make your body worse, and problems will come to your door.
5. Don’t be greedy for sweetness. In their daily diet, the elderly should be careful not to eat too many foods with high sugar content, such as cakes and sweets, to eat less, otherwise they are prone to diabetes and obesity.
Six. Don’t eat too hard food. With age, the digestive function will also weaken, and often eat some harder, difficult-to-digest foods.It is prone to indigestion and may cause gastrointestinal problems in the long term.
Seven. Don’t eat too fast. One is because the teeth of the elderly become loose or even fall out. If they eat quickly, the food will not be fully chewed, which increases the burden on the stomach and makes our body uncomfortable. and so. Elderly people should eat slowly.
8. Don’t eat too full. As the saying goes, "Eat 80% full, less sickness and no worries", the elderly should eat Follow this principle, especially for dinner, eat less, so as not to burden the stomach and intestines too much and reduce the occurrence of diseases.
To sum up, we elderly people should eat some light, Good digestion and absorption, pay attention to the combination of meat and vegetables, don’t be "picky eaters", eat some meat, egg foods appropriately, eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains, so that you can live a long life.