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7 Positive Lifestyle Habits for Healthy Aging

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Asia Pacic is the fastest aging region in the world1. By 2050, older persons aged 60 and above will make up 24 percent of the population in Asia ,outnumbering adolescents and youths between the ages of 10 to 24 by 2.1 billion to 2.0 billion, and this includes many of you in your 30s today.


While growing older is inevitable, the increased discomfort that comes with aging is not. With advancements in science and nutrition, more people have come to realize that the reductions in
bodily functions and mobility experienced by some can be prevented or delayed by making positive changes to your lifestyle earlier on in life. According to Herbalife Nutrition’s 2018 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey, 81 percent of the respondents believe they can age healthily by making
better nutrition choices, and 75 percent said this can be achieved through regular
physical activity.

So kickstart your healthy aging journey today with The Ultimate Guide: Look and Feel Your Best at Every Age. Featuring 7 positive lifestyle habits to help you make the most of your lives in your 30s, 40s and beyond, we strongly encourage you to try them out, and share these positive habits with your friends and family so that more can benet from healthy living further into their golden years.

1.Take Good Care Of Your Bones

Our body’s bone mass peaks in our 30s and 40s, before we start to lose calcium and other minerals naturally. This is especially true for women after menopause, who will experience a rapid decline in bone loss in their latter years.
According to the Herbalife Nutrition’s 2017 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey,53 percent of Asia Pacic consumers are concerned about bone-related issues as they age.



2.Preserve Your Joints

While age-related factors may contribute to degenerative changes in our joints, taking active steps to preserve our joints can go a long way to help maintain our mobility functions and joint comfort as we age.
According to the Herbalife Nutrition’s 2017 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey , 53 percent of Asia Pacic consumers are concerned about joint-related issues as they age.


3.Protect Your Eyesight

One of the rst signs of aging is the reduced ability to see things clearly up close – a condition called presbyopia. Taking charge of your eye health early can play a key role to supporting a healthy vision as you age.
According to the Herbalife Nutrition’s 2017 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey4,46 percent of Asia Pacic consumers are concerned about eye-related issues as they age.


4.Prioritize Your Heart Health

Our heart is at the center of everything that gives our body life. From the transportation of oxygen to the success of the immune system, maintaining a healthy heart is vital for our overall well-being as we age.
According to the Herbalife Nutrition’s 2017 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey, 45 percent of Asia Pacic consumers are concerned about heart-related issues as they age.

5.Keep Your Digestive System Healthy

Our digestive tract contributes to our well-being by absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. Unfortunately, many people suffer from abdominal discomfort and other digestive issues, and that may increase as we age.
According to the Herbalife Nutrition’s 2017 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey,29 percent of Asia Pacic consumers are concerned about their digestive health as they age.

6.Keep Your Mind Active

Beyond preserving our physical health, maintaining our mental health is also vital in keeping dementia at bay while enabling a more fullling life as we age.
According to the Herbalife Nutrition’s 2017 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey , 44 percent of Asia Pacic consumers are concerned about brain-related issues as they age.

7.Exercise Regularly

As metabolism slows with age, maintaining a healthy weight becomes a persistent challenge. By exercising regularly, this will help to increase metabolism and build muscle mass, burning more calories to maintain a healthy weight.
According to the Herbalife Nutrition’s 2017 Asia Pacic Healthy Aging Survey , 28 percent of Asia Pacic consumers are concerned about age-related weight gain. By exercising regularly, this will help to increase metabolism.

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