Food for Geriatic health Print
Written by Dr. Divya Jaswal   

 Healthy Foods for older men to prevent prostate cancer, risk of diabetes & heart disease include whole grains, salmon, cherries, cabbage, walnuts, tomatoes and peanut butter.

Adding them to their diet can reduce the risk of developing heart diseases, diabetes and many cancers. adding some variety if you don't have some texture in your salad or new taste in your main course will be the cheapest way to live better and healthier.
Whole Grains
For protection against heart disease, stroke and diabetes, as well filling you up quickly to prevent overeating. Get them from food marked "whole" grain - three daily servings as oats, whole wheat, brown rice and bran. 
Flex Seeds
Very low in carbohydrate and high in most of the B Complex Vitamins. Flex seeds is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Inflammation plays a part in many chronic diseases including heart disease, arthritis, asthma, diabetes  even some cancers. This inflammation is enhanced if omega 3 consumption is less compared to omega 6 fatty acids. In the quest to equalize the ratio of these two kinds of oil, flax seeds can be of real help.
Cherries
Nature's Pain Killer Reduces C - reactive protein (CRP) - something in the body that makes to respond acute inflammation.
 

 Yogurt 

Friendly Bacteria Probiotics, or good bacteria that fights illness, disease and also fend off pneumonia, get them from yogurt containing "live" or "active" cultures.
Walnuts
Omega 3 fatty acid reduces "bad" cholesterol. Other nuts like almonds and pistachios also contain arginine, which may increase blood flow to the heart. Eat in moderation due to high fat and calorie content.
Beans
Fights colon cancer, along with being a good source of protein, antioxidants dietary fiber. Beans also decrease blood pressure and “bad” cholesterol. 2-4 servings a week.
Peanut Butter
Healthier than butter, it also protects against diabetes and heart disease, along with improved glucose and insulin stability. Peanut butter is also a good source of fiber. Only one tablespoon a day.
Fiber
Keeps bowel functions normal & is good for heart. If you need to loose weight, fiber keeps full longer so that you do not feel hungry as often, Good sources are whole grains, fruits & vegetables.
However, before adjusting the diet do consult general physician and compare your current general health and diet that is needed by body and this is how everyone should amend themselves.
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DAV's Ayurveda for Holistic Health
ISSN 2348-6910 Volume - 1 , Issue: 28 , September 2015

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