Six common senses that mislead the elderly!

Let the elderly care for their bodies and pay attention to health, which is what the elderly friends have been doing. We hope that every old man will be happy in their later years.
However, in our lives, many things we think are right are actually wrong. It is necessary to correct in time. please look down:

More oil and salt,

Each old person cannot eat more than one cap of salt per day.
Stir-fry cooking with as little oil as possible can reduce the risk of high blood lipids and coronary heart disease.
It is right to put less oil and salt when cooking, but some people over-pursuit of “low oil and low salt”, or even simply do not eat, which is not good for health.
Excessive salt restriction will cause insufficient sodium intake, which will make the osmotic pressure inside and outside the body imbalance, promote water into the cells, induce brain edema, and cause disturbance of consciousness in the light. Serious problems such as heart rate acceleration, nausea and vomiting may occur.
Edible oil is also a necessity. If you do not consume cooking oil at all, it may lead to the lack of some nutrients.
Recommendation — Every old person should consume less than 6 grams of salt per day. The oil intake is between 25 and 30 grams.

Morning training should be early

In the park, it is often seen  in the early morning that there are many middle-aged and elderly people exercising. But this practice is not recommended.
The air quality was not good before 6 o’clock in the morning, and the green plants did not carry out photosynthesis overnight, and a large amount of carbon dioxide was accumulated in the air.
In addition, in the morning, the blood is thick, the coronary artery tension is high, and the sympathetic nerves are also more exciting, which is prone to sudden cardiovascular disease.
Suggestion — Morning exercise after 6 o’clock, drink some water and eat breakfast before going out to avoid hypoglycemia. The location is ideal for parks or open squares. When you encounter smog, the air contains a lot of harmful substances, so don’t go out.

Being vegetarian every day

Many elderly people blindly believe in “old and thin.” I think that when I am older, I will be thinner and prevent “three highs.”
Indeed, proper body retention is good for your health. But being too thin is not scientific, and there are many health risks lurking. The old people who are too thin, their physical constitution is relatively weak, their metabolism is also relatively low, and they often feel weak, dizzy and fatigue-prone.
They tend to have low immunity and weak resistance, and are prone to respiratory diseases such as colds and chronic bronchitis, as well as digestive diseases such as indigestion and gastritis.
In particular, some people are eager to promote vegetarianism and do not eat fish, eggs, meat, etc., which is very likely to cause malnutrition, which in turn leads to anemia and osteoporosis.
Recommendations – Old people should maintain their weight within the normal range and be alert to visceral obesity.

Eating  more tonic

Many elderly people are addicted to eating ginseng, velvet and other supplements to maintain health.
Chinese medicine believes that the virtual is to make up. Indeed, when people are old, it is more prone to deficiency syndrome. Appropriate supplementation can slow down the decline of physiological function and delay the aging process.
However, some people do not have a deficiency, they eat supplements,There will be excitement and irritability. Insomnia, headache, bloating, elevated blood pressure and other symptoms.
Suggestion—People with deficiency syndrome, tonic under the guidance of a doctor. The average person, a balanced diet is enough to meet the nutritional needs of the body, so we should eat well.

Eating whole grains

Eating whole grains can supplement a variety of nutrients and alleviate constipation, so the old people can’t wait for one-day and three governors to eat whole grains. However, eating more whole grains is not as good as possible.
The coarse grains contain a large amount of dietary fiber. If they are excessively consumed, they will inhibit the absorption of mineral calcium, iron and zinc. In addition, the coarse grains are rough, and eating more will not only increase the burden of digestion, but also form a physical friction on the gastrointestinal tract, which may cause some discomfort, and may lead to bleeding at the ulcer site and bleeding from the vein.
Recommendations — All day The recommended amount of cereals and miscellaneous beans is 50 to 150 grams.


Losing teeth

Some elderly people will feel that it is normal to lose their teeth when they are old. It doesn’t matter if they are not set with teeth.
In fact, for the elderly, missing teeth may damage the cleanliness of the oral teeth, making the teeth more difficult to clean, resulting in problems such as caries and alveolar bone atrophy.
In the long run, it will increase the burden of gastrointestinal digestion and affect the intake of nutrition by the elderly.

Suggestions – the elderly should pay attention to oral hygiene, brush your teeth in the morning and evening, rinse your mouth after three meals, and wash your teeth regularly; if you have missing teeth, you should repair them in time to maintain the chewing function.

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