After 40, body do-overs are fewer. Those foundations we’ve laid, however inadvertently, or that have been laid out for us by our genetic makeup, potentially leading to acute, or chronic disease, start to come to fruition. It’s important to help what can be helped, push back what can be pushed back, and ultimately alleviate what symptoms we can. After 40, heart health, bone health and brain health become key areas of concern. While a physician’s’ expert advice can rule out exceptions, many over-forties can benefit by upping intakes of magnesium, potassium, calcium, vitamin D, B 12 and probiotics.
- When you turn 40, it is really high time you started thinking about age-related vitamins.
- Simply think of vitamins and food supplements as an ‘immune-boosting army’ that will combat your aging discomfort.
- Clearly, the best way to arm this army is to eat a healthy, nutrient-balanced diet, says Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD
“Clearly, the best way to arm this army is to eat a healthy, nutrient-balanced diet, says Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD”