It’s your time, Baby Boomers!
“Don’t let me hear you say life’s taking you nowhere” – Golden Years, David Bowie
Just a daily walk can be all it takes to improve the ratio of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol in your system. Building up phyisical endurance may help with heart, lung, vascular system, bones and muscles while delivering oxygen to tissues.
Keeping active may help you reduce falls and injuries, and breathing that fresh air and having sunshine on your face will enhance your mood and quality of sleep.
Regular physical activity and exercise are known to control, or even prevent, a variety of health conditions. The benefits of exercise impact heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, certain cancers, depression, and stroke.
However, in the winter it is difficult to get out and about. Swimming is a great alternative, or you could find a yoga class near you.
Most of our Vitamin D is made by our own body when our skin is exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D regulates and enhances immune response. However, in the winter months with fewer days of sunshine, we need to gather Vitamin D from other sources to ensure we are getting enough.
- Increase vitamin D levels helping to maintain normal healthy bones.
- Reduce the risk of fractures, including hip fractures, in the elderly.
- Enhance the absorption of calcium from the diet.
- Support a healthy immune system.
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