Over time, our body becomes more and more susceptible to various diseases. Therefore, the older we get, the more attention we must give to our daily diet. Here is a list of four products to avoid after age 50, writes O2.
Salt – promotes high blood pressure
Unwise salt use contributes to high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. In addition, excess sodium in the diet burdens the kidneys and liver, and also negatively affects the work of the brain and retains water in the body. Salt is found not only in the salt cellar, but also in highly processed foods, bread, pickled vegetables, cheese, meat and many other products.
Processed meat – carcinogenic
Scientific research confirms that regular consumption of large amounts of red meat promotes the growth of cancer cells. It also increases the risk of heart disease. This also applies to processed meats such as deli, sausages, pies, sausages, or canned foods. According to experts from the American Institute for Cancer Research, excessive consumption of such products increases the risk of colorectal cancer by up to 72 percent.
Alcohol – harms the liver
Excessive alcohol consumption gradually damages the liver. It is also destructive to the heart, brain, pancreas, and kidneys. In extreme cases, frequent drinking of alcoholic beverages can lead to premature death. Remember that over time our metabolism slows down, and therefore the body copes with alcohol worse.
Sugar – leads to diabetes and obesity
Too much sugar contributes to weight gain, obesity, type 2 diabetes, tooth decay and disruption of the proper functioning of the liver. It can be found in sweets as well as in soft drinks, fruit juices, yogurt, and breakfast cereals.
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