Your Guide to Staying Healthy After Your 40s

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After you turned 40, there are changes that will occur in your body that you need to be aware of. To ensure that you live a long, healthy life, here are a few things you need to do especially after you turn 40.

Access Your Family History

Once you’ve crossed your 40s, it’s a good time to explore your family history to know about cancer and heart disease in your family tree. It may to help you diagnose diseases early on, which might even help save your life. For instance, if you have a family history of colon cancer, it would benefit you significantly if you get a colonoscopy early instead of waiting.

Get Your Fitness Shoes On

You don’t really need to go to the gym for this. Simple crunches and squats 30 minutes a day can help boost your metabolism, reduce your risk of heart disease and keep you healthy for a long time. Brisk walking for 40 minutes a day can be surprisingly beneficial. You can also consider other alternatives to the gym, including yoga circles.

Fiber Is Your Best Friend

As you’re aging, your metabolism is slowing down. You’ll probably want to cut down on sugar.

But you still need a high-fiber diet and plenty of fluids. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, lean meats, low-fat dairy products and whole grains. We promise that with a change in your diet, you’ll notice a visible improvement in your mental and physical health.

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Stock Up on Your Calcium and Vitamin D

Maintaining stronger bones has never been so important. Eat foods rich in calcium and get lots of Vitamin D by spending a good amount of time outdoors. You should also consider getting Calcium and Vitamin D supplements to meet your daily needs. However, we strongly advise you to consult your doctor before taking any medications.

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