- Have regular checkups.
- The best ways to promote your good health is to have a regular physical check each year – regardless of age or health concerns.
- Schedule an appointment with your doctor.
- Always remember that many significant health issues begin as minor problems.
- Know your family history and share it with your doctor.
- If your family members have a history of Metabiloc Disorders like hypertension, heart disease, diabetes or other chronic health conditions, you may be at higher risk for developing those conditions yourself.
- Prioritize sleep.
- Get at least 7 hours every day. That’s not something you should compromise.
- Get some exercise.
- Ideally, exercise at least 45 minutes a day.
- Vary your workouts.
- The body gets very comfortable when you always do the same workout. Keep varying your exercises, and they have to be an age-appropriate mix of cardio, muscle training, and stretching.
- Eat Healthy.
Focus on nutrients rather than calories, and eat a variety of healthy foods (Balance Meal) to achieve optimum nutrition with limited choices.
- Give yourself permission to take a break.
Look for creative ways to get some “you” time, like listening to favorite music, play outdoor games, watch TV with your family, do gardening or take a weekend break.
- Don’t use tobacco
If you smoke or chew, talk to your health care professional about ways to quit. Consider nicotine replacement therapy products that include self-help programs, if appropriate.
- Drink alcohol in moderation.
If you drink alcohol, limit your consumption to no more than two drinks per day once or twice a week.
- Care for your prostate.
The prostate grows as you get older and this is the cause of the urination issues that occur in half of all men by age 60. A really healthy, low-fat diet will reduce the likelihood of prostate growth and may reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
- Smile Every day.
A genuine smile can elevate your mood and the mood of those around you and was found a strong link between good health, longevity, and smiling.