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Key Nutrients for Seniors

Key Nutrients for Seniors, Introduction Key Nutrients for Seniors. Let’s talk about senior nutrition. Hence, every nutrient is essential and vital for health. However, there are certain nutrients that seniors need more of. Furthermore, these key nutrients are especially important in an ageing body. This article will cover the 7 key nutrients for senior nutrition, including: These are all nutrients that […]

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Ten Elderly Health Issues

Introduction, These are the 10 most common elderly health issues Ten Elderly Health Issues. Getting older can seem daunting­—greying hair, wrinkles, forgetting where you parked the car. All jokes aside, ageing can bring about unique health issues. With seniors accounting for 12 per cent of the world’s population­. And rapidly increasing to over 22 per […]

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Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults

Introduction To Urinary Incontinence Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults. Urinary incontinence means a person leaks urine by accident. While it can happen to anyone, urinary incontinence, also known as overactive bladder, is more common in older people, especially women. Bladder control issues can be embarrassing and cause people to avoid their everyday activities. But incontinence […]

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Gut Health for Older Adults

Introduction to Gut Health Gut Health for Older Adults. You have indeed seen the news headlines stating things like “the gut is the second brain” or “intestinal microbes are making you depressed”, among others. It took western medicine incredibly long to establish that the hundreds of millions of microorganisms living in our intestines have a […]

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What Is a Balanced Diet?

A Balanced Diet? What Is a Balanced Diet? When you eat a balanced diet, you give your body the nutrients it needs for healthy functioning. A balanced diet is the same as a complete diet because it has the right proportion of minerals, vitamins, other essential nutrients, and optimal calories for your body’s makeup. A […]

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Do You Need Vitamin Supplements

Introduction Do You Need Vitamin Supplements. Nothing can take the place of a healthy diet to give you the vitamins and minerals your body needs. However, as you get older you might find that you’ll benefit from a supplement. And especially if you’re not getting what you need from your diet. But, when taking vitamins, […]

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Protect and Preserve Your Ageing Skin

Introduction Protect and Preserve Your Ageing Skin. How is it that we all feel 20 in our minds. And yet are betrayed by those wrinkles on the face in the mirror? You can’t stop the clock. But there are plenty of steps that you can take to look and feel great as the hands keep […]

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Healthy Fats for Older Adults

Introduction Current Dietary Fat Guidelines Healthy Fats for Older Adults. Many of us still believe the nutrition lessons we learned in the past. And when guidelines advised us to “choose a diet low in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol.” Also, low-fat options were prized and store shelves were lined with fat-free foods. The old adage […]

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Elderly Constipation

What Is Constipation Elderly Constipation. Constipation in the elderly is becoming an increasingly common condition. Also, as we age, our body undergoes various changes, and decreasing efficiency of digestive system is one of them. Furthermore, unhealthy eating habits or changes in the diet can further slow down digestive processes, leading to constipation. Constipation is the inability […]

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Foods that naturally cleanse the liver

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Foods that naturally cleanse the liver. Non-alcoholic, fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an umbrella term for a range of liver conditions affecting people who drink little to no alcohol. As the name implies, the main characteristic of NAFLD is too much fat stored in liver cells. NAFLD is increasingly common around the world, especially […]