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THE IMPACT OF NUTRITION ON AGING

Aging is a reality for all of us, some of us age more gracefully than others. We have seen an increase in the scientific and clinical interests in the interactions of nutrition and health as part of the aging process because of the importance it has throughout our lives. As the aging process starts the importance of nutrition plays an increasing role in staying healthy, preventing illness and disease and aids in how well you age.

As we age we go through many physical changes that are obvious to see, fine lines and wrinkles develop on the skin and an increase of gray hairs are a few fine examples but there are many that we cannot see. Daily energy needs change, muscle tones and definition slow down, bones become more brittle, and Cholesterol and blood pressure become bigger health risks. Another contributing factor is the change in hormone levels which impact the way your body stores and deposits fat through the body, in women, it is more evident in the midsection of your body. Nutrition is of great importance to all of these factors and is vital in the process of slowing down the body’s normal system functions and dramatically reduces the risks of age-related diseases and chronic illness such as heart disease, strokes, Diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer’s.

Another contributing factor to aging and wellness is vitamin deficiencies and an increased need for supplementation which can be boosted by diet change and vitamin supplements. There are many important vitamins and minerals that are often deficient as the body ages. Vitamins A, B, C, and E are linked to the aging process and affect memory, eye sight, hearing, energy levels and metabolism.

The question is how do we adequately maintain a balanced diet and ensure we get enough of the correct nutrition? The answer is simply understanding the nature of a sensible diet filled with nutrient-rich fresh foods, maintaining daily exercise and where needed seek medical advice from a specialist. It is sensible to consult with a specialist who can assist you with creating a professional lifestyle plan and to determine areas of vulnerability as you age. The Melrose Aesthetic Centre offers a Reboot wellness plan coupled with a spectrum of tests which are used to determine any present issues, prevent long-term health concerns and advise you on the diet changes and supplementation that may be necessary to aid you with correct nutrition as you age.

The Melrose Aesthetic Centre offers a Reboot wellness plan coupled with a spectrum of tests which are used to determine any present issues, prevent long-term health concerns and advise you on the diet changes and supplementation that may be necessary to aid you with correct nutrition as you age.

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