It’s true, our Baby Boomer population, those aged 51 to 69, is more active and healthier than ever before. So much so, that the U.N. estimates that by 2050 the world population will have more people over age 65 than children aged 5 or younger for the first time ever.
But even though you may look and feel younger, you still can’t change the fact that wear and tear over time does take a toll on your body’s 37 trillion cells. You can’t see these changes on a daily or weekly basis, but you can from one decade into the next. Skin becomes less supple, bones get thinner, and disease risk increases. And then there’s that matter of where you left your keys.5 Supplements to Keep Your Brain and Body Sharp Click To Tweet
Even though aging is inevitable, you can slow the process. Eating healthy foods, exercising, and managing stress are well-known tactics. And supplements can help you grow old gracefully, too. Although this topic is worthy of a book, here are a handful of age-related conditions and beneficial supplements to consider.
DOSE: Start with 25–200 mg coQ10 daily, and add 1,000 mg L-carnitine daily, if needed.
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DOSE: 500 mg calcium as calcium citrate; 200–500 mg magnesium as magnesium citrate; 2,000– 5,000 IU vitamin D daily.
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DOSE: Follow label directions for BCAA use, or take 3 grams L-leucine daily; 2,000–5,000 IU
vitamin D daily.
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DOSE: 200–1,000 mg curcumin daily; 1,500 mg glucosamine sulfate and 1,200 mg chondroitin sulfate daily.
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DOSE: 100–300 mg PS daily; 1–2 grams DHA daily.
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