Your Quality of Life
Healthy Aging and your Quality of Life
The quality of healthy aging
From the day we are all born, we age every day.
As a young person, we don’t think about the later years of our life.
We live in a very fast-paced world today and it causes a lot of stress in our lives and as time goes on, the stress will affect us increasingly.
Everyone young and old, we all need to take care of our bodies and minds.
By taking care of ourselves, it keeps us thinking, moving and helps prevent major illnesses such and cancer and many other diseases.
We all have to work at keeping ourselves healthy and there is no better time than right now.
The younger you start taking care of yourself the better it is; by starting early your catching things before they have time to progress.
So right now, start by eating healthy.
Keep an eye on that diet and make sure you are not overeating, but eat enough to get the vitamins you need to have.
A good multivitamin is a good way to start adding supplements to what you don’t get in your food.
Food doesn’t always have the amount of vitamins anymore like they use to, and that starts at the farmer’s level.
Don’t blame the farmer for this because they are just doing their jobs the same way we all go to ours every day.
The farmer has to add fertilizer, chemicals, and even water to their crops to make them grow bigger, faster, and look good too.
Adding all these chemicals eats up all the natural vitamins that you need.
Water has chemicals in it too; one reason why your water needs to be tested at least once a year especially if you have well water.
Once the food is grown and ready to be shipped it is polished, coated to keep it nice and fresh looking during shipment, which is why this will take away some of the vitamins as well.
Grow Your Own where possible
Try to eat as much, homegrown food as you can and not processed foods.
Fresh homegrown food is the best since you get natural vitamins.
Supplements are necessary
The depletion of nutrients in our soil is a well-known fact.
A good multivitamin isn’t going to hurt anyone.
It is known that people who take a multivitamin every day are in better health than someone who doesn’t.
Sometimes your doctor may want you to take extra vitamins, as you grow older because our bodies change and sometimes require more of something.
In addition, as we grow older our eating habits change and we don’t eat as much or we want to lose weight and don’t eat the right foods.
Nevertheless, remember you can lose weight and still eat right.
Stress A Major Factor
As we grow older our bodies and minds change.
All the stress we had growing up and continues throughout our lives.
Relieve that stress as much as possible because it can do you a lot of harm.
Stress is known to be a major factor for poor heart conditions, strokes, and it will lower our immune system, as we grow older.
A regular exercise program is good for all ages and helps relieve stress at an early age as well.
If only families took time out maybe as a family with their children and made it a part of their lives that would help relieve it during the younger years.
A person who learns and enjoys exercising on a daily basis will keep during it, as they grow older as well.
Exercising will help the older person to keep those bones more flexible so they don’t get stiff and weak.
The heart benefits from exercising too.
Exercising helps to keep our bodies toned up and helps us to lose weight, or at most keeping the weight maintained.
Remember starting early can help later in years to make your life healthier and more contented.