Best Types of Soups To Eat More As You Grow Older
Naturally Old age is a stage in the life of most people that comes with a lot of challenges and you naturally need to learn to live and fight these challenges. One of the major challenges most older people face is different type of sickness
This is mostly caused as a result of weakened immune system which most people have at old age. Studies show that foods and habits play an important role in determining either good or bad habit as a person starts to age.
In Africa, soups are one of the common types of soups which a lot of people like eating especially older people. So in this article, I am going to be talking about best types of soups to eat more as you grow older.
1. Okra soup
Okra soup is well known for its draw nature and a lot of people are very fond of eating okra soup. Studies didn’t say much about the soup when prepared but it’s major component which is Okra has been proven to have a lot of benefits to the body.
Studies have found that Okra could help in regulating blood sugar levels, it contains beneficial antioxidants, it contains fiber, vitamin C, B and other nutrients which is good for old age.
Eating Okra has also been found to reduce your risk of suffering from different types of heart diseases and could also contain some anti cancer properties. These diseases are very common types which older people suffer from.
2. Egusi soup
Egusi soup is another types of soups which a lot of people love eating. Although there has been some unproven side effects which a lot of people have brought up about egusi, some studies have found that it is actually beneficial to health.
According to studies, Egusi (Melon Seed) is a great source of protein, zinc, calcium and fibre. It has also been proven to help lower blood pressure rate, help reduce risk of Diabetes and promotes better heart health.
3. Edikaikong soup
This is a soup made mainly with vegetables. It has been found to be quite beneficial to the body at old age mainly because of its high level of veggies.
But during preparation, it is important that you don’t let the vegetables overcook as it could affect the nutrient level of the soup.