nutrition for over 60s

Healthy nutrition for the over 60s

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Even those who have eaten healthily all their lives will find their dietary needs change as they advance into their 60s and beyond. We may not feel like we are ‘slowing down’, but our bodies definitely are! Being less active, losing muscle mass and the ageing process itself all contribute to slowing down our metabolism. Weight gain Which means that if our diet doesn’t change, we’re going to start gaining weight. Being overweight puts additional pressure on hearts and lungs, leading to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, certain […]