Work on Your Facial Exercises
Fine lines and wrinkles appear when your muscles start to relax and your skin sags. You can tone your face up with facial exercises.
They’re done just like normal exercises and you can use your fingers to create resistance instead of weights. The benefit is that you can do these whenever you want, even if you have ailing health!
Work on a Healthy BMI
Unless you’re an athlete, the BMI scale is a good sign if you are under- or overweight. As you get older, your metabolism slows down so you are likely overweight. Focus on getting your BMI to a healthy level.
You will look younger and feel much better about yourself. You may even find that some of your illnesses and ailments disappear!
Get All the Nutrients You Need
Your body still needs nutrients to be healthy so you need to focus on them.
You may want to talk to your doctor about the ones that your body really needs now but the most common ones are calcium, iron and all the vitamins.
You can get them from fruit and vegetables, instead of supplements that you have no idea what has been added to them.
Boost Your Fibre Intake
Poor digestive systems are common in older people. Help yourself by boosting your fibre intake. This comes from beans, lentils and bran cereal.
Fibre is also a great way to lose weight and avoid blood sugar issues. It breaks down slowly in the body and will help you release energy throughout the day.
Don’t Rely on the TV for Entertainment
Get out and about. Enjoy a walk in the countryside, socialise with friends or see your relatives. The TV has become a major source for entertainment for many, especially older people.
You’re wasting your years by sitting on the couch and it will not do you any good for the aging process. Getting yourself moving and feeling happy are important steps to avoiding most of the common aging problems.
If You Drink, Drink Red Wine
Red wine is the only alcoholic drink that you should consider. It is low in sugars and one glass a day has been linked to improved cardiovascular healthy.
However, that’s just one glass a day! Two or more isn’t going to give you the benefit!
Skipped the Simple Carbohydrates
White pasta, bread and other simple carbohydrates aren’t good for the body and they making the aging process worse. They breakdown quickly and release sugars into the blood in spikes.
This leads to spikes in insulin being release and can lead to diabetes. Diabetes then leads to other health problems, including eye-sight issues. Do you really want all that or is it worth cutting out simple carbohydrates?