Are you tired of looking and feeling tired?
Shouldn’t we all aim to maintain our body, in order to live our very best life?
Much like cars, the cells in our bodies don’t last forever. The structures and functions in our cells decline over time. After feeling invincible during our youth, surely there are some ways to slow, slow, slow down ageing? Although ageing is inevitable, it is possible to slow it down. Anti-ageing is possible through following some simple healthy lifestyle habits.
Here are 5 natural strategies to slow down the ageing process:
- Diet: Eating a balanced, nutrient-rich diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats can help support overall health and slow down the ageing process.
- Exercise: Regular exercise has been shown to help reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and support healthy ageing. At least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week is best, while including some weight bearing exercise for bone benefit also.
- Stress: Chronic stress can contribute to ageing by increasing inflammation and damaging cells. Practice stress-reducing activities such as meditation, yoga, or deep breathing exercises to help manage stress.
- Adequate sleep: Easier said than done at times! Sleep is essential for overall health and can also help support healthy ageing. Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep per night to help support optimal health and to prevent premature ageing.
- Anti-ageing supplements: Certain supplements can help support healthy ageing and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and other tell-tale signs of aging. Some natural examples include Collagen, Vitamin C, and CoQ10 supplements.
Other healthy habits include: not smoking, limiting alcohol consumption, getting some sun, but not over-exposure to the sun, cleanse the skin – gently, and maintaining a healthy weight.
While nobody is perfect, if we want to maximise our youthful beauty and vitality, we need to care for the only body we have. With more knowledge and understanding of skin, hair, the body, and ageing in general, we can work hard to become an expert at anti-ageing hacks!