Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Food For the Elderly Osteoarthritis


Parents osteoarthritis sufferers differ from gout sufferers, as well as regulate diet, have also set up food for the elderly and they activities.Healthy diet for osteoarthritis must attention three things namely, the number, diversity and quality.Amount become an important issue due to excess eating can trigger the body's free radicals that can cause obesity and ultimately disrupt the function of organs.
   
Quality of food is also necessary note.Food quality protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fat. Intake of carbohydrate drinks to meet approximately 60% of the source of the food consumed in day.Can derived from corn, rice, wheat, potatoes, cassava, sweet potatoes, and wheat flour.
   
Protein intake of 15-20% of total calories or 45-70 grams of protein inter day.Food other sources soybeans, peanuts, lean beef, fish, chicken (without skin). Consumption of fat should not exceed 25% of total calories or 50 grams per day.Fat can be obtained from animal or vegetable materials (oil fried, butter). Necessary also vitamins that come from fruits and vegetables .And also drink 1.5-2 liters of water per day.
   
Here are tips on healthy foods Osteoarthritis:
-Breakfast every morning
-Avoid alcoholic beverages
-Consumption of vitamin B5 and C to protect the body
-Reduce coffee and soft drinks the
-Avoid or reduce smoking
-Avoid sugar and sweet foods
-Regular exercise

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