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    Healthy Living: Stop Eating These 4 Foods If You Are 40 And Above

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    As you get older, you might start to notice that your digestive system reacts differently to foods you used to eat without any issue. That’s completely normal — but taking care of your health can help mitigate these uncomfortable changes and keep things regular.

    Everyone expectations is to live longer in good health to see their grandchildren, and  of course, to eat the fruit of their labour. However, as you are advancing in age, there are some things that can deprive one from living a healthy life, also influence the affection of diseases and sickness.

    Hence, there are certain foods that one should stop eating at 40s and above;

    1. Excess Salt

    Eating too much salt can contribute to high blood pressure, which is linked to conditions like heart failure and heart attack, kidney problems, fluid retention, stroke and osteoporosis. You might think this should mean you need to cut out salt completely, but salt is actually an important nutrient for the human body.

    Too much intake of sodium chloride can cause bloating, severe thirst, and a temporary rise in blood pressure and many others..

    2. Eating Of Cakes

    Most pastries, cookies, and cakes are unhealthy if eaten in excess. Packaged versions are generally made with refined sugar, refined wheat flour, and added fats. Shortening, which may be high in unhealthy trans fats, is sometimes added.

    Cake contains fats and carbohydrates that give the body much weight. Sugars in cake can increase the blood glucose level and so, one can become diabetic.

    Also read: 10 Secrets Of Healthy Living. Number 5 Will Shock You

    3.  Junk Food

    Eating junk food on a regular basis can lead to an increased risk of obesity and chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and some cancers.

    4.  Red Meat and Pork Meat

     

    Consumption of red meat has been linked with increased incidences of heart disease, colorectal cancer and type 2 diabetes. The extent of the associations has found to be higher for processed red meat.

    They assist in increasing waistline and increase the chances of developing deadly diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and many others.

    Having read this article, you will discover that many people including you are not taking good care of your health.  People just like eating what that come their way without considering the health implication of taking such foods. This piece seeks to advice on a kind of food you should eat if you are already 40 years and above. Remember the philosophical dictum that says “health is wealth’

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      Aries
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      The rate at which people of this age die because of heart related diseases is becoming alarming. As the write-up rightly pointed out, people of age 40 should do away with the highlighted foods.

      Thanks for this informative and educative post…

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