When it comes to taking care of your mind and body, there's so much you can do—including what you do for stress relief and what you eat. Whether you're thinking about skin health, brain power, inflammation, or gut health, there are lots of secrets that'll help you age gracefully. From healthy foods to dietary supplements, my colleagues and I have tips aplenty to help you. Make it a goal to celebrate Healthy Aging Month all year long!
Happy Healthy Aging Month! Before you get all bummed out about aging, let me tell you this is your chance to change how you age. The older I get, the happier I feel. I know what foods my body needs for fuel and how to keep it active with exercise. I show it plenty of self care and compassion, too. So is it so strange that my subjective age, the age that I feel, is lower than the age I actually am? Nope. I truly believe that treating your body with kindness and respect helps you age gracefully.
September is Healthy Aging Month, so there's no better time to embrace nutrients (hello, EPA and DHA omega-3s!) that will help you age gracefully. Help your subjective age—the age that you feel, not that you are—get lower with just a few simple nutritious tweaks to your week. Then enjoy these 30 nutritious and heart-healthy omega-3 recipes!
Sure, everyone ages. But that doesn't mean you have to feel old! You can slow down the effects of time by eating more antioxidant-rich foods. Lately, I've been adding heart-healthy fruits to my breakfast. It's a simple way to satisfy my sweet tooth without the need for added sugar! Want more easy tricks that'll help you feel forever young? Use these anti-aging tips.
Your body is constantly changing, but what about your lifestyle? If you haven't made many diet updates over the years, you could be falling short of your needs for anti-aging (and cholesterol-lowering) nutrients like antioxidants and fiber. I keep up by eating more fresh produce—cherries, pomegranate, and tomato are a few of my favorites! Wondering which foods you should be focusing on the most right now?