Forever Young: 9 Ways To Take Control Of Your Health

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No one ever said that getting older was easy, but there are several things you can do to make the process less depressing and more of a celebration. Here are nine habits worth adopting that will make you look and feel your best – at any age.

1. Stay active.

A minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity three to four times a week can do wonders for your heart, mind, and mood.

2.Β  Get your rest.

Not getting enough of sleep (6.5 hours or less) puts you at a higher risk for mental and physical problems, including depression, ADHD, increased blood pressure, stroke, heart failure, and diabetes.

3. Adjust your diet.

Making a few simple changes in your diet, such as adding more fresh fruits and vegetables, increasing your water intake, and cooking with olive oil instead of butter can improve your overall health.

4. Develop good skin habits.

Once you reach a particular age, your skincare regimen should include products that contain anti-oxidants, peptides, and retinol to help reverse some of the signs of aging. If aging is a concern of yours, considering adding anti-aging products to your skincare regimen in your twenties. You’ll be glad you did.

Read the rest of my article at [BlackDoctor.org].

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