Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Must-Do List for Healthy Aging

Many recent articles and news reports have recently featured tips on how to live to be 100+. Over at the Natural Holistic Health Blog, aging tips are boiled down into succinct bullet points. Here are a few below, the rest can be read here. I suspect this is a general list intended for both males and females.

Must-Do List for Healthy Aging

Calcium - (1,200 mg daily)
  • Protects bone mass
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Improves Insulin’s effectiveness at processing blood sugar

Chromium - (200 mcg daily)

  • Helps the body process blood sugar
  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Aids weight loss efforts

Multivitamin/ mineral - (daily)

  • Prevents vitamin and mineral deficiencies
  • Reduces the risk of several diseases, including Heart Disease and osteoporosis

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