You may have noticed aging people around you that has young spirit. Genetics are important but there are some other factors like exercise, diet and even attitude. Aging affects nearly every part of our body but by adopting these simple habits you can increase the quality of your life.
Staying active is very important for aging well. You lose muscle as you age, the average woman can lose 23 percent of her muscle mass between ages of 30 and 70. Exercising regularly can increase mass and makes you more alert. It also has a positive effect on age related memory loss.
Be Mindful of What You Eat
What you eat plays a vital role on how your body ages. Researches shows that a low-glycemic diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein is healthiest. If you want your skin to look younger you should consume foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon and walnuts.
Protect From The Sun
When it comes to sun exposure, majority of us neglect protection. However, sun can cause early aging, wrinkles and even skin cancer. You should expose yourself to sun for Vitamin D but don’t neglect sun protection. Apply moderate amount of sunscreen everyday before you leave your house.
As body ages our ability of movement decreases. Elderly people mostly want to stay at their homes and rest. However, friends and relatives can help you live longer. Those of us with strong social ties were shown to have a 50 percent higher chance of living longer than those with poor or insufficient relationships