Everyone young and old, we all need to take care of our bodies and minds. By taking care of ourselves, it keeps us thinking, moving and helps prevent major illnesses such and cancer and many other diseases. We all have to work at keeping ourselves healthy and there is no better time than right now. The younger you start taking care of yourself the better it is; by starting early your catching things before they have time to progress.
So right now, start off by eating healthy. Keep an eye on that diet and make sure your not overeating, but eat enough to get vitamins you need to have. A good multivitamin is a good way to start adding supplements to what you don't get in your food.
Food does not always have the amount of vitamins anymore like they use to, and that starts at the farmers level. Don't blame the farmer for this because they are just doing their jobs the same way we all go to ours everyday. The farmer has to add fertilizer, chemicals and even water to their crops to make them grow bigger, faster and for beauty too. Adding all these chemicals eat up all the natural vitamins that you need.
Water has chemicals in it too; one reason why your water needs to be tested at least once a year especially if you have well water. Once the food is grown and ready to be shipped it is polished, coated to keep it nice and fresh looking during shipment, which is why this will take away some of the vitamins as well. Try to eat as much, homegrown food as you can and not processed foods. Fresh homegrown food is the best, since you get natural vitamins.
A good multivitamin is not going to hurt anyone. It is known that people who take a multivitamin everyday is in better health than someone who does not. Sometimes your doctor may want you to take extra vitamins, as we grow older because our bodies change and sometimes require more of something. In addition, as we grow older our eating habits change and we don't eat as much or we want to lose weight and don't eat the right foods. Nevertheless, remember you can lose weight and still eat right.
As we grow older our bodies and mind change. All the stress we had growing up continue through out our lives. Relieve that stress as much as possible because it can do a lot of harm to us. Stress is known to be a major factor for poor heart conditions, strokes, and it will lower our immune system, as we grow older.
A regular exercise program is good for all ages and helps relieve stress at the early ages as well. If only families took time out to exercise maybe as a family with their children and made it a part of their lives that would help relieve it during the younger years.
A person who learns and enjoys exercising on a daily basis will keep during it, as they grow older as well.
Exercising will help the older person to keep those bones more flexible so they don't get stiff and weak. The heart benefits from exercising too. Exercise will cause the heart to produce naturally, by working it harder to keep it highly flavored. Exercising helps to keep our bodies toned up and helps us to lose weight, or at most keeping the weight maintained.
Remember starting early can help later in years to make your life healthier and more content.