Want to have a healthy body and fit into old age?
Set the strategy from now!
When young we did have a lot of energy to undergo a variety of activities. But with age, the function of organs such as kidneys, lungs and immune system will also decrease. For that we need a strategy so that in later old age our bodies stay healthy and fit.
One strategy that we can do is to maintain adequate nutrition is important to maintain stamina and physical health. It is advisable to avoid smoking, eat healthy foods, eating foods that contain less fat, avoid eating too much salt, do regular physical activity and thinking positf.
Health problems are often experienced in later life:
decline in memory, menopause that occurs in older women, prostate enlargement in older men,
immune deficiencies, disturbances in bone and joints, problems in the joints that causes are not free to move,
degenerative diseases, such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, high blood pressure.
In order for our health can be maintained and productive life as long as possible, we need to eat nutritional factors. The meaning of these nutrients are substances contained in food that the body needs to function properly. The body needs about 50 kinds of nutrients. A healthy body can form a perfect 25 of the 50 nutrient. Nutrients can be classified in six groups, namely carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and water. All of these nutrients can be classified into three categories, namely:
nutrients that provide energy for the body movements and reactions, which are classified as carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
Nutrients that build and repair body (a body building materials). Which belong to this group are water, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and minerals.
Nutrients that serves as a lubricant various chemical and physical reactions in the body. Included are vitamins and minerals.