What To Eat For Your Age

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Want to give your health a boost? Eat for your age. Wellness guru Kiram Tbayli from VLCC reveals the foods that you should be adding to your diet in your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s…


In Your 20s
Late nights, a hectic social life and irregular eating habits mean that your vitamin D levels take a dive. As vitamin significantly contributes to bone health you need to make sure that you keep your vitamin D levels topped up.
Chow down on: The sun can boost your vitamin D levels, and so can your diet. Make sure that your weekly intake includes milk, cod liver oil, and seafood.


In Your 30s
People in their 30s are often exposed to preliminary stages of heart disease and certain kinds of cancer.
Chow down on: Both, men and women, who hit the big ‘three-oh’ must ensure their diet consists of whole grains, lean protein, and foods with high-fibre content.


In Your 40s
If you haven’t been watching what you eat and clocking up regular workouts, now’s the time to start showing your body some TLC. The risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes increases significantly in those over 40, and health concerns such as cholesterol and blood pressure levels come to the surface. Women over 40 also run the risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Chow down on: Add oats, cherries, almonds, oily fish, soy, tomatoes, whole milk, and chicken into your diet to help keep those concerns in check.


In Your 50s
When you enter your 50s, it’s time to rev up your metabolism. Regular workouts are going to help keep it on track, but you need to think about what you’re eating too.
Chow down on: Fruits and vegetables that are abundant in vitamins and antioxidants. These can be found in spinach, collard greens, kale, broccoli, squash, cabbage, and beans. Fruits including oranges, apples, grapes, watermelon, peaches, cherries, and pears ought to be mandatory in the diet.


To find out more about VLCC visit http://www.vlccwellness.com/UAE


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