“If you are over 35 years old, the following points are already very, very relevant for you. If you have less, read to know for the future,” advises nutritionist, expert in healthy eating.
The gut microbiome plays an important role in the quality of our lives—whether we live “happily ever after” or whether we suffer from chronic disease and decline in brain function as we age. That is why it is extremely important to maintain the “rejuvenating” microflora and to prevent a skew towards the development of harmful microorganisms.
The main principles of the “diet for long-lived people”:
With age, it is necessary to reduce the caloric content of the diet, but with the mandatory preservation of nutritional value. It’s about leaving all junk food behind.
Minimize red meat in the diet (ideally – no more than 300 g for 7-14 days).
Choose products with a low GI (glycemic index) more often.
Magnesium and its sufficient intake is important! Buckwheat, lentils, nuts and additionally (after consultation with a doctor) in the form of a supplement.
Your products are blue berries, green leafy vegetables, greens.
Use turmeric in dishes.
Vegetable oils are more useful than butter. Not sunflower, namely olive, flax, etc.
More dietary fiber: whole grains, legumes, greens, vegetables, unsweetened fruits.