According to the American Dietetic Association, men over 50 should consume the following amounts of sugar, salt, and protein:
It is recommended to limit added sugar intake to less than 9 teaspoons (36 grams) per day for men.
The American Heart Association recommends that adults should limit their sodium intake to no more than 2,300 milligrams (mg) per day. For older adults, including those over 50, and those with high blood pressure, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease, the recommended limit is 1,500 mg per day.
The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for protein is 56 grams per day for men over 50. However, it's important to note that different people have different nutritional needs, and a dietitian or healthcare professional can provide personalized recommendations.
It's important to note that these are general guidelines, and a person's individual needs may vary depending on factors such as overall health, physical activity level, and any underlying medical conditions. It is always best to seek advice from a healthcare professional or a dietitian to get a personalized recommendation that's right for you.