2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 1, PART A
Ageing and anti ageing diet
Author(s): Shakti, Ritu Prakash Dubey
Proper nutrition is an important parts of any ageing-well strategy. Ageing is a biological process which makes an organism more susceptible to disease and debility because of a gradual erosion in its adaptability to the environment. An older person is likely to need extra amounts of essential nutrients; and these are Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Potassium, Folic acid and Fiber. The signs of aging include not only wrinkles, but also memory loss, decreased brain function, and an increasing risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer. Many Physiological and biochemical changes occurs in ageing like Decrease in the Number of Functioning cells, Changes in Brain etc.rnAnti-aging diet is not a diet in the sense that its objective is to make you loose weight. Anti-aging diet is actually a lifestyle of dietary habits that will lead you to longevity. It is therefore not a weight reduction diet, although it has weight reduction effect. Anti-Aging Food Pyramid are divided into daily, 2-3 times a week, and weekly layers. Imagine a pyramid with three layers, each layer getting much narrower as it gets closer to the tip. Staying youthful is equal to staying healthy. They go side by side. And staying healthy is controlled, to a large degree, by daily habits of eating. If your eating habits have become just a habit with little thoughts put into them, your diet can be imbalance in nutrients and calories.
How to cite this article:
Shakti, Ritu Prakash Dubey. Ageing and anti ageing diet. Int J Home Sci 2016;2(1):25-27.