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					Healthy Aging and your Quality of Life

The quality of healthy aging

From the day we are all born, we age everyday. As a young person, we
don’t think about the later years in our life. We live in a very fast
pace 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 of by eating healthy. Keep an eye on that diet and
make sure your not overeating, but eat enough to get 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 <a
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everyday. The farmer has to add fertilizer, chemicals and even water to
their crops to make them grow bigger, faster and for beauty too. Adding
all these chemicals eat 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. 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.

A good multivitamin isn’t going to hurt anyone. It is known that people
who take a multivitamin everyday is in better health than someone who
doesn’t. Sometimes your doctor may want you to take extra vitamin, as we
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.

As we grow older our bodies and mind change. All the stress we had
growing up and continue through out our lives. Relieve that stress as
much as possible because it can do a lot of harm to us. 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 the early ages 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 gets benefit from exercising
too. Exercise will cause the heart to produce naturally, by working it
harder to keep it highly flavored. 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.

				
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