Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Healthy Living Tips - Whole Foods Help You Age Well

If you think healthy aging depends on your genes, think again. A recent study in Britain showed that following 10 simple healthy living habits can increase your chance of aging well. On the list was to eat whole food nutrition, not supplements.

Your body needs certain nutrients to age well but since there are more than 200 different carotenoids and 200 different flavonoids in one tomato, it's more important to eat whole foods than to get your nutrition through supplements.

Read more about whole food nutrition and find out easy, economical ways to get your 5 to 9 servings of fruits and veggies daily.

Other tips on the list of healthy aging habits might not surprise you. Of course, exercise is one of the top health habits to help you age well. At least 30 minutes a day is what you need. Proper sleep, too, helps you age well. Check out the rest of these great healthy living tips.

10 Health Habits that will help you Live to be 100

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