Category: Getting Older

As you grow older, health problems become more numerous and more troubling. Taking care of your health at an older age is difficult and requires specific information – knowledge on how to stay healthy in general will not suffice.

This section is meant to provide you with the information you need to address health issues later in life. There is no reason, why old age should not be the most rewarding.

 

Proper nutrition for elderly people

Proper nutrition for elderly people

The diet of older people has many nuances, that you must know if you want to live long and be healthy.  We all know the basic principles of healthy nutrition: eat as little as possible of fried food and pastry dishes, reduce the “high-speed” carbohydrates and certainly get enough of protein. However, elderly people should

Nutrition during menopause

Nutrition during menopause

Some age-related symptoms and troubles cannot be avoided, but adjusted diet can help mitigate or avoid some of the problems. Here are the main dietary rules for climacteric period: After the age of menopause, it is very important to eat a variety of foods, so that the body would receive all necessary elements. Women are

A higher BMI in adolescence increases the risk of heart disease in adulthood

A higher BMI in adolescence increases the risk of heart disease in adulthood

Recent studies have showed that a higher body mass index (BMI) in adolescence, even if it is within the normal range, is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases later in life. The researchers have analysed a data of 2.3 million. 17 years old Israeli men and women who have had a medical assessment of

How to reduce blood pressure naturally?

How to reduce blood pressure naturally?

Hypertension is diagnosed when systolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 140 mmHg and diastolic is greater than or equal to 90 mm Hg. Blood pressure tends to increase while aging. So how can we lower high blood pressure? Scientists have proven that changes in lifestyle plays a very important role in regulation of

4 tips to relieve joint pain

4 tips to relieve joint pain

When the weather gets cold, more and more people start to complain about joint pain. Changes in weather especially affect older people (45-65 years old). However, younger people should be carefull too. So here are some tips to facilitate joint pain: 1. Adjust your diet. Avoid heavy and fatty foods. Reduce the amount of meat

8 products that detoxify and have anti-aging properties

8 products that detoxify and have anti-aging properties

Avocados. If you like avocados, eat them as often as you want. They are extremely nutritious and have a lot of antioxidants. Just half an avocado, and you will feel full. Its benefits for the body are truly great. Cranberries. This can be a great preventive measure against urinary tract infections and they help to

Products that mostly contribute to aging

Products that mostly contribute to aging

We look the way we feel. No matter how it sounds, the way we look depends mostly on what we eat. Skin condition depends not only on your lifestyle, daily routine, recreation, regular skin care, but also on your eating habits. Studies have shown salty food contributes the most to skin aging. Salt also raises

5 substances that will improve your vision

5 substances that will improve your vision

A lot of regular foods that we use on daily bases contain substances that can maintain good eyesight up until old age. These products should be regularly included to your menu, you want to have great vision even when you are 70. So what are the substances that are so needed for healthy eyes? Omega-3

Foods that cause aging

Foods that cause aging

If you want to be young, just a good anti-wrinkle cream is not enough. It is necessary not only to exercise more, but also adjust your diet. We know that there are products that slow metabolism down and encourage accumulation of fat. However, there are also products that affect your skin and body, and make

4 products that cause skin aging

4 products that cause skin aging

Nutritionists claim that whatever you put in your mouth, affects your skin in one way or another. If you have some treats just from time to time, they will not age your skin through the night, but if your diet is poor permanantly, it can appreciably damage your skin. Here are 4 products that will