It is important that you take the correct vitamins and supplements in your 50s to boost your health and vitality. The choice of supplements is overwhelming and the advice given can be confusing. Looking after your health is important at any age and never more so than in your 50s. In our 50s, we do not digest foods the way we did when we were younger and supplements can play an important role in filling any nutritional gaps.
Which vitamins should I take?
I believe that there are some fundamental supplements that are worth taking and these include:
A quality vitamin and mineral supplement
Probiotics because the digestive system gets sluggish with age
Omega 3 essential fatty acids since most of us do not get sufficient amounts
A calcium supplement to prevent brittle bone disease
A sublingual form of Vitamin B-12
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If you are reaching your 40s or are already in your 40s, your health should be a high priority. Eating a healthy and balanced diet and taking exercise regularly are a must, however you can further help your body by taking certain key supplements.
There are some supplements which I consider essential in your 40s and there are others which may be important to build a foundation for optimal health.
Should I take a multivitamin in my 40s?
I have always recommended a quality multivitamin as I consider this to be important because we often tend to eat food groups that may not necessarily provide an abundance of nutrients. Equally, our digestive system ages with us and so we may not be able to absorb these nutrients efficiently. A quality food state multivitamin will bridge the gap and act like an insurance policy to ensure that our bodies are nourished in order to work at their optimal level. Read More…