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Here Are 10 Ways To Stay Healthy After Age 40

1. Avoid sugary drinks

Drinking sugary drinks like fruit juice and soda on a regular basis increases the risk of heart diseases, diabetes, and obesity. In addition, fructose in these drinks does not make the body feel full.

2. Eat more seafood

Seafood is good for your nutrition for many reasons. It contains a lot less fat than all other sources of animal protein. It also contains Vitamin B, potassium, and other elements. Moreover, it is great for maintaining heart health as it has low cholesterol.

3. Get enough sleep

Sleep can optimize physical and mental energy. And optimal levels of sleep, about eight hours a night, has been linked to improving longevity and reducing risk of chronic disease.

4. Eat less salt

High sodium intake can lead to heart-related diseases as well as high blood pressure. Stay away from cured chickens, eggs, and cheese.

5. Exercise Every Day

Exercising daily can help improve your lean muscles, improve your eyesight, reduce all biomarkers of aging, normalize your blood pressure, improve your bone density as well as lower your cholesterol.

6. Limit Sitting

Studies have indicated that sitting for long periods is not good for you and your health. It is associated with higher rates of heart, diabetes, and circulatory disease.

7. Don't Smoke and Stay Away From Drugs

Smoking causes cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease. Furthermore, taking drugs can lead to a sharp increase in high-risk behaviors, as well as short & long-term negative health outcomes.

8. Keep hydrated

Water served as a solvent, carrier of nutrients, body detoxifier as well as temperature regulator. Maintaining hydration can have a great influence on your health and energy levels such as mental alertness.

9. Eat Real Food

Real food means that it should come from nature and hasn't been transformed or processed not a package or box. That includes vegetables, fruits, eggs, nuts, fish, meat, and more. Processed foods like potato chips contain unnecessary chemicals and fake flavors that will only harm your body over time.

10. Get Sunlight every day

Vitamin D is an important nutrient for overall health. Sunlight is one of the best sources of this Vitamin. It might be worth supplementing with a vitamin D supplement or other food sources of this essential nutrient.

Source: Healthline

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