5 Essential Ways To Stay Strong And Maintain A Positive Lifestyle

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5 Essential Ways To Stay Strong And Maintain A Positive Lifestyle

“Muscle loss is an ageing factor that is rarely discussed, and people accept its signs, such as a loss of strength and energy, as a natural part of ageing,” says Ganesh Kadhe, Associate Director Medical and Scientific Affairs at Abbott Nutrition. Also Read – Cough And Cold Remedies For Winters: 5 Dos And Don’ts to Protect Your Kids Before Severe Cold Kicks in

The good news is that you may assist, prevent or delay muscle loss by taking the appropriate precautions. While muscle loss is unavoidable as we age, it does not have to be.

(With inputs from IANS)

To stay strong as you age, start following the tips below to fuel and keep muscles fit for years to come!Engage in regular exercise, including resistance training, to maintain muscles and strength.Eat good source of protein from lean meats, eggs and beans; aim for 25-30 grams of protein at every meal.Choose a balanced diet full of veggies, fruits, whole grains, proteins, healthy fats and key vitamins and minerals like calcium and vitamin D.Consider taking other muscle health ingredients, like HMB.Talk to your healthcare provider about nutrition, especially if you are ill, hospitalised or recovering from surgery, to manage illness-related muscle loss.

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  • Sarcopenia, or advanced muscle loss, affects roughly one-third of persons over the age of 50. Muscles are crucial for organ function, skin health, immunity and metabolism, as well as for common physical acts like picking things up, reaching for something, opening a jar or getting out of a chair. To put it another way, keeping muscle mass as you become older is critical to living a happy and healthy life. Also Read – Milind Soman Fights Mid Week Laziness Blues by Cycling 80km in 3 Hours 15 Min

  • “However, muscle fitness can often predict how we will age and remain active and independent.”