There’s great truth to the saying, “You are what you eat!” What we eat plays a direct role on your well-being. Eating healthy can and will increase your levels of energy. Your immune system can be enhanced with the right foods. The right eating habits can also make you feel younger and more alert. There’s nothing like feeling vibrant! Good food makes for a good life!
We aren’t talking here about dieting to lose weight, it’s a much bigger picture than that. Think about it, foods containing Omega-3 fatty acids help the mind to stay sharp and vibrant. Now that sounds like something we all would be interested in. Food choices that are healthy on a regular basis support you like nothing else. The perfect partner for eating well is being active in some form of exercise. That’s something you can do with a friend to keep your motivation running.
Keeping abreast of your eating habits becomes more critical as you age. Your metabolism and digestive systems slow down and become a little less active. Therefore, the good eating and staying active are key. Depending on your level of activity, it’s generally recommended that men over the age of 50 should consume 2,000 to 2,800 calories per day. Women over the age of 50 should consume 1,600 to 2,200 calories per day.
Eating seven servings of fruits and vegetables a day is recommended. Be sure to mix varieties that are dark green, bright orange, and yellow. Grains are another great source. It’s typically recommended that you eat six or seven servings of grains each day. Choose whole-grain products more often, such as whole-wheat foods, brown rice, or oatmeal. The commitment you make to this will be the blueprint your body will build on over the years. Check with your healthcare provider and set up a plan that works for you.
Living at Summerfields West 55+ keeps life new!
Not only is your daily diet critical, it’s the way and the place you live daily that encourages that sense of newness in the mental state. Life is to be lived and living in a safe and lovely environment—it all adds up to a positive effect. You will see beautiful homes here along with great neighbors. Style, quality, choice, affordability, and more are the daily ingredients for living well. Come over today and get a taste of mental nutrition that will open a newness for you.
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