From what foods should be discarded after 50 years
If you are taking drugs that reduce pressure, antidepressants, sleeping pills, grapefruit may react with these drugs, resulting in unpredictable consequences may be. However, grapefruit is rich in vitamin C and potassium. Instead, it is possible to eat oranges and limes.
If you have sensitive teeth are fragile, the fresh vegetables - is the first of what you should give up, because usually raw fruits and vegetables is difficult to chew. But do not forget about vitamins and fiber that they contain. Use vegetables in a shabby for soups and stews.
The softer, the better for your teeth.
Many people refuse to beans because of increased gas and bloating. But legumes - is a great source of fiber, iron, protein and low fat content. Try to introduce legumes to the diet gradually. If this does not help, take special drugs that reduce flatulence.
Moderate alcohol consumption reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. However, with age, alcohol otherwise affect our health:
- Alcohol helps sleep, but sleep does not help;
- Increases the pressure;
- Diabetics is hypoglycemia;
- Increases with age the number of prescribed drugs. Some medications, you should not be taken with alcohol, so consult with your doctor.
Caffeine - a psychostimulant, in different ways to influence people. The most common effects of caffeine seen an increase in heart rate. As psychostimulant caffeine disrupts sleep, can cause anxiety and restlessness. With a sharp lifting of caffeine can cause headaches, sometimes even nausea and vomiting, so the transition to non-caffeinated beverages slowly.
Meat - is an excellent source of protein and fat. Lean meat difficult to chew, it seems to be less attractive to look at, so these parameters often people choose a "fast food". Hamburger contain up to 20-30% fat, while lean - 10% only. If you find it difficult to chew, then take ground beef, lean meat or fish substitute.
If you are over 40 and / or you are at risk for cardiovascular disease, you should limit salt intake to 1,500 milligrams a day. It causes excess fluid retention and high blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart attack or stroke. The main sources of salt - processed and frozen products. When buying a product, read the label carefully. Pay attention to the content of sodium in them.
To include cruciferous cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli and some other plants. These products are on the one hand, cause flatulence, and on the other - much contain vitamin C, beta-carotene, dietary fiber and iron. Plus these plants reduces the risk of some cancers. So if you are afraid of increased flatulence, then enter these foods to your diet gradually.
Fresh fruits - a source of many vitamins, so do not limit their consumption, if you find it hard to chew. Try canned fruit (only with a minimum of sugar). Or eat soft fruits (banana, melon, any berries), mix them and make a cocktail.
Raw sprouts soy, alfalfa, clover are rich in B vitamins, but their growth requires warm, moist conditions, which is a breeding ground for bacteria. In elderly people the immune system is weakened, so eat fresh sprouts should be with caution, ie be thoroughly heat treated.