If you're like many people who made resolutions this month, you're trying to shake off a few (or more) pounds. Losing weight is the number one resolution North Americans adopt in January. But why not take a broader look at your health, and resolve to get younger this year instead?
Though you can't do anything about the number of years you've logged on the calendar, you have a lot of control over how fast you're aging. Longevity researchers call this your biological age, and it's really an indication of how well your body is functioning, In fact, you can cheat your calendar or chronological age somewhat by living a healthy lifestyle, getting rid of excess body fat (especially dangerous belly fat), getting health issues checked when they arise, going for regular medical screenings, staying connected within your community, etc. Many of these get-younger strategies are simple and straightforward, and will effectively keep you young -- and improve your longevity -- if you consistently follow them.
What are your own secrets to keep you young and healthy?
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- How Much Should I Exercise, for a Long, Healthy Life?