There are many great ways to slow down the process of aging and maintain healthy and vital life even after the 50th birthday. Stress management, regular exercise and healthy diet will help resist the forces of growing old. However, some effective and carefully chosen supplements may boost the life’s vigor.
Essential Fatty Acids
Essential fatty acids are mighty anti-inflammatory agents that may also support optimum cell membrane function and improve brain function. Omega-2 fatty acids may significantly reduce the risk of all chronic diseases, including cancer and restrain the processes that cause formation of arterial plaques. Quality fish oil may drastically reduce heart disease risk, while the vegetable sources of essential fatty acids show better results in reducing general inflammation.
Muscadine grapes contain high levels of resveratrol and other powerful compounds that have anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-cancer attributes. Resveratrol 100 that originates from Japanese knotweed is also a rich source of resveratrol and may be used as antioxidant supplement.
Turmeric, derived from curry, has strong anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer attributes. It is discovered that black pepper increases assimilation of curcumin by a factor of 1000.
Berry Green can be taken as an everyday antioxidant, it is completely organic, cultured with friendly bacteria, and does not contain bran fillers.
Gogi, acai, pomegranate and mangosteen are also full of strong antioxidants but they are quite expensive to be used regularly. Green tea is another recommended antioxidant best consumed as a beverage. However, it should be used carefully, because it is rich in tannins that may negatively affect intestinal absorption of nutrients.
People are nowadays excessively exposed to toxins from soil, food, air and from many other sources. Toxin exposure is the main cause of disease and cancers. The liver is organ of detoxification but it may become less effective and compromise general health. Certain substances may protect liver from damage. Milk thistle and artichoke extract, for example, may regenerate liver cells and restore hepatic functions.
Complete multivitamin intake is of crucial importance after the age of 50. Effective multivitamins must be composed of vitamins and minerals in natural form so that they may be simply assimilated by the body. Multivitamins should always be used separately from other supplements, to avoid possible loss in potency.
One of the essential vitamins for optimal health and proper immune function is vitamin D. it plays the significant role in protection from cancer. However, large portion of the population is deficient in vitamin D. Approximately 2000 IU daily is optimal to take, but most of the present-day supplements have 800-1000 IU of vitamin D.
Significant lifestyle moderations may increase the excellence of living boost the immune system, shape body figure and improve overall health.