Consume as many unprocessed foods as possible. Eating supports bone, muscle, brain, and immunological health. Diet can preserve all of these as we age.
Aggressive diets to reduce weight quickly only work temporarily. When you resume normal eating, you usually start over.
Even mild dehydration affects mood, energy, and health. Hydration is essential for good health. Increased water intake is also associated to weight loss.
Cardio improves heart health, happiness, digestion, and weight loss. Walking 15 minutes a day will make a tremendous effect. Jogging or running is the next step!
One in three Americans don't get enough sleep. Inadequate sleep causes weight gain and physical decline.
Depression, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and weight gain result from stress. Relax daily. Reading, resting, strolling, or meditating reduces anxiety, blood pressure, and insomnia.
Cooking is one of the healthiest habits as you age. Avoid restaurant and pre-packaged food fats and additives by choosing the healthiest foods.
Add active hobbies to your life to boost your movement. Play tennis, hike, dance, golf, or cycle a few times a week. These exercises keep you fit as you age.
As you age, total-body strength becomes more vital to undertake daily tasks and prevent accidents from age-related muscle and bone loss.
Sunlight helps you lose weight beyond 40, too. A few minutes a day can strengthen bones, improve sleep, and balance hormones