Men over 60 that aren’t physically active need about 2,000 calories per day. Men that are somewhat physically active should consume 2200-2400 calories per day. Those that are very active need between 2400-2800 calories per day. Of course, a balanced diet is so much more than counting calories. There are other aspects that are more important for a healthy lifestyle. Here is a short list of foods that can help men live longer and healthier while feeling better about themselves.
Eat Fat, Lose Fat: The Healthy Alternative to Trans Fat by Mary Enig, Sally Fallon teaches a lot about the modern American diet and how we approach this low-fat craze and why “one size fits all” diets don’t work for all of us. Enig and Fallon also cast light on the way we’ve been taught to eat, which is actually a catalyst in increasing the rate of degenerative disease such as thyroid issues.
The concept of aroma therapy is gaining a lot of appreciation and attention because of the positive effects of fragrances on sleep. Recent studies show that specific essential oils used in aromatherapy can relieve stress, relax the body, thus promoting better sleep.