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Nutritional changes you need to make in order to age stronger and healthy

As we grow older, our nutritional needs change. We become more prone to lifestyle diseases like High Blood pressure and general body weakness . In ln order to remain healthy in our twilight years, it is important to change our diet in order to meet our changing needs.

The following precautions should be part of your daily life :

1.Reduce salt intake. Our bodies need salt can increase your risk of heart disease. 

2. Drink more water. As you age, your thirst and hunger signals may reduce but you still need to stay hydrated to promote healthy bodily functions such as digestion 

3. Avoid saturated fats. Saturated fats raise your cholesterol and increase your risk of heart disease so limit your intake of meat and dairy products as well as baked and fried foods.

4. Increase your fiber. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables and whole grain foods to avoid constipation and prevent digestive problems.

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