As you age it is important to look after yourself, both physically and mentally. As well as having a healthy balanced diet you need to focus on other aspects of your life that could be getting you down.

Follow these tips to have a long, happy, healthy life.

Drink Water

As your body is made of up to 60% water it is vital that you drink at least 8 glasses a day, this is equivalent to 2 liters. Your body needs this water to work correctly. Your body uses water to flush harmful toxins and waste out of your body, it also helps to regulate your body temperature and aid with normal brain function.

Drinking water can prevent you from becoming constipated and the water lubricates you internally. Drinking water before, during, and after a meal will aid with digestion as it enables your body to break the food down more effectively.

Take Supplements

If you are young or old supplements can be very good for you, especially if you have a limited diet or a condition that prevents your body from absorbing key vitamins and nutrients from the food you consume. Be sure to take the correct vitamins for your age and gender. Men and women need different vitamins to function, women need iron and folic acid whereas men’s vitamins do not contain a lot of this.

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Keep Active

It is important to exercise both your physical health and your mental health. Physical exercise can prevent a lot of health conditions from affecting you later on in life, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and strokes. It has also been proven that if you take part in regular physical activity you are less likely to have stress or depression due to the happy hormones that are stimulated when you exercise.

As well as physical workouts, mental workouts are just as important. You should regularly complete word and number puzzles such as crosswords and sudoku. Keeping your mind active will help you fight off the early development of Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Sleep

Sleep is a key component in helping your body function as it should. Getting the right amount of sleep as well as a comfortable night’s sleep means you wake up feeling ready to face the day ahead. While you sleep your body is busy healing and repairing any cells that have been damaged previously. If you suffer from insomnia then you have a high chance of feeling miserable and down a lot of the time.

We hope this helps you understand how to take care of your physical health, mental health, and everything in between.


Greg Kononenko
Greg Kononenko

My name is Greg Kononenko and I am a full-time online blogger and owner of Dad's Hustle. I'm a dad, and my passion is to help other mums and dads to start their own "hustle" and improve the financial future of their families.

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