Aging men need more than 40 nutrients to stay healthy. With age, it becomes more important that diets contain enough calcium, fiber, iron, protein, and the vitamins A, B12, C, D and Folacin. Older adults should reduce calories, select nutrient-dense foods, and enjoy smaller portions of foods high in sodium, sugar and carbohydrates.
Make changes to what you are eating before bed. Some food items aren’t beneficial after you reach 60 and can affect the slumbers by influencing the production of the sleeping hormone known as melatonin. There are a lot of ways in which you can treat the insomnia or combat sleeping issues with some simple techniques and natural ways. One of them is to make changes to what you are eating before bed.
Even if you may have had no previous trouble sleeping, as we age its normal (although irritating) to notice a shift in your sleeping patterns. Being sleepy earlier in the evening, waking up earlier in the morning and having a lighter sleep are all very normal changes that most people will experience. If you’re experiencing…
Omega 3 fatty acids play an important role in normal metabolism. Mammals are unable to synthesize the long chain omega 3 fatty acids, but can obtain these through another process. ALA, a short-chain variety of the fat, can be ingested either in a regular diet, or through supplements. The body can then convert these short-chain varieties to the longer-chained varieties EPA and DHA. However, this process may be impaired in the aging process
Nobody really looks forward to their last day on earth, but no one seems able to do anything to prevent this steady approach. Everyone must, eventually, face the inevitable. But what if we could put it off as long as possible? The longest any human has ever lived, or at least that can be proven,…
There’s nothing worse than the feeling of a pounding head, knowing you have a busy agenda for the day. But look no farther than massage. If you can’t afford to get to a massage therapist, massage the temple points right to the side of each eye. Massage your forehead and behind your ears.
What matters the most when you reach your 60’s? At that point of your life, you want to achieve a lot and you find ways to contribute to the society in your own way. The main thing is to not let yourself believe that you are OLD. 60 is just a number and you still have plenty of years ahead.
In 2013, a study by David Sinclair of Harvard and his colleagues reported that the mitochondria in lab mice was restored to youthful productive levels when treated with NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide), a substance which boost levels of NAD in the body. Such a study speaks well to the success of increasing NAD in our own bodies, and the benefits to be gained from doing this. Increased levels of NAD can rejuvenate our mitochondria to the point where it acts like its more youthful self, allowing us, in turn, to rebound to our own youthful vigor while decreasing the threat of so many all too common degenerative ailments.
The first wave of baby boomers that retired seven years ago, made quite an impact on the U.S. economy. There are 77 million baby boomers or nearly one-quarter of the total population that are near retirement. Over the coming decade, the eventual retirement of this demographic group will slow labor force growth significantly.
If you find yourself forgetful, or even sluggish, talk to your doctor and consider if Vitamin D would be right for you. Similar to fish oil, this supplement is going to protect your heart to keep it healthy and strong. This is a bonus if heart disease runs in your family. But, Vitamin D is also a good vitamin for hair. In men, it’s possible that Vitamin D could restore their hair for a longer period of time.