With a balanced and varied diet, we can remain active longer.
If we have an unbalanced diet or only eat small meals, we increase the risk of poor or inadequate nutrition. Over a longer time period our body then lacks vital nutrients, and the first symptoms of deficiencies appear.
When age-induced changes affect quality of life, the focus is often on medical questions and drugs. But in adults 65+ in particular, a good nutritional status is an important prerequisite for remaining active and enjoying a good quality of life.