Diet Tips for Women Over 60

| September 27, 2010 | 1 Comments

Life will not stop simply because you turned 60. In order to make the most out of life, you should take care of your health. One way to do so is to develop a healthy diet.

One of the factors that should be considered when a woman turns sixty is her calcium needs. Bone density tends to brittle on this age. To address this, you should resort to foods that give calcium like milk, almonds, cheese and more. It is also advisable to take food supplement in order to sustain you in your every day activities.

Do not skip breakfast. This is the first meal of the day. This is the meal that would sustain you in your days work. If you will be getting any carbohydrate in your system, this is the best meal to take. However, take it moderately.

Take fruits on a daily basis. Fruits are equally delicious and nutritious. Banana, apple, orange and more could sustain your body for your energy that you need every day.

However, pair your fruits with vegetables. Leafy vegetables are ideal. If you want meat, avoid fatty meat. You can go to either lean meat or breast chicken.

Combine these foods so that your meal will come in variety. This way, you will not feel your meal is bland and boring. On the contrary, these foods taste great.

Further, avoid processed food, fatty food, gravy, cornflakes, salt and chips. Try herbal tea instead of consistent coffee intake.

Watch your weight. Do not allow yourself to be overweight. It is not healthy especially for people who are over 60. Take your foods moderately. Focus on healthy foods. Maintaining a healthy diet can give you the chance to live your life to the fullest. After all, being healthy is being happy as well.

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One Comment

  1. gladys says:

    Dear sir/Madam

    I am 74 years and still running a nursery to keep my self busy and active , I have the following problems


    I had undergone a Gall blader removal in 1998 .

    Recetly I have joined Yoga classes

    but for the past one 15 days I have developed following problems’

    Weakness ‘
    No hunger
    Fever couhgh and cold
    Bp increasing and decreasing

    I am on allopathy medicienes

    please suggest me any medicines or suggestions


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