useful tips, tricks and information to help ensure you get the best possible
nutrition during the winter months.
In the UK, life expectancy has doubled over
the last two decades and currently around 16% of the population is aged 65 or
over. It is fantastic that we can all live longer, but there are certain things
we have to do to ensure we stay healthy in those later years. Exercise is of
course important to maintain strength and cardiovascular health. It is also an
important part of staving off obesity, which is prevalent in older people, as
Malnutrition can be a real danger as you
get older and have to work harder to ensure that you get the right vitamins and
minerals. During the winter months particularly, it can be tempting to load up
on mince pies and high calorie low nutrient foods, but that can create problems
that are hard to recover from.
To help maintain good nutrition you might be considering home care services so you have a carer who can help prepare meals – otherwise here are 5 tips for good nutrition as a senior:
1. Eat Lots Of Fruits And Vegetables
The vitamins, minerals and nutritional
content of fresh vegetables and fruits are incredible for health. With both
fruit and vegetables there is room to blend up fresh smoothies and to cook up
fresh soups packed with lots of veggies and goodness. Raw veggies or cut up
crunchy fruits can be a really good low calorie snack to maintain energy.
2. Have A Heavy Lunch
Because we naturally get tired as we get
older, dinner can be a bit too much and going to bed is more of a priority than
eating a whole meal. For that reason, keep something light for dinner … Read more
The citizens of Great Britain have voted on the tastiest as well as the least tasty celebrities. The Sausies awards are sponsored by Porky Lights, which is a brand of British sausage that was invented in 1935. The results of the contest were published on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The Sausies determine which celebrities Britains think epitomize great taste as well as which celebrities leave a bad taste in the Britains’ mouths.
Online votes were used to determine the winners of thirteen categories, including Radio, Politics, Sports, and Tv. The voters were asked to vote based on the celebrities’ personality, behaviour, looks, and style. Here is the list of the winners of the Sausies Awards:
* The Tastiest TV Duo – The winners are ITV’s Phillip and Holly Willoughby from This Morning
Almost half of the votes cast for the tastiest TV duo was fro Phil and Holly. The beat out Sandi and Noel from Bake Off and Tess and Claudia from Strictly. One voter stated what many others thought – The chemistry between Phil and Holly are like mash and sausage, a perfect pairing.
* The Tastiest Male Celebrity – The winner is actor and producer, Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy, a former model now turned actor and film producer, was awarded the tastiest male. One voter stated that Tom Hardy is an animal lover, great actor and extremely good looking, making him the only choice for the Tastiest Male Celebrity.
* The Tastiest Female Celebrity – The winner is ITV’s Holly Willoughby
Holly from This Morning won a second award for the tastiest female celebrity. Other contenders in the category of tastiest female included Stacey Solomon and Emma Willis. One male voter stated that he would love to share a sausage with winner Holly Willoughby. Another voter stated … Read more