Your Oklahoma Retirement Should Be Long and Healthy
It’s well known that you have to work and focus on taking care of your physical health in order to have the optimum lifestyle, no matter what your age. However, when you begin your Oklahoma retirement and become a ‘senior citizen’, you want the definition of your life stage to be more than ‘retired’ and more like ‘active adult’!
One way to keep that body and mind of yours in top shape is with proper exercise and nutrition.
It’s pretty clear to everyone these days that the consumption of vitamins and minerals in supplements and good organic food are critical in maintaining good health. The proper functioning of your body requires this.
What foods that you consume aid or hinder your health? An occasional fast food drive-through may seem innocent enough. Fast food can get the job done on satisfying your hunger, but for the long haul, you know that good, nutritionally dense food is the best bet for your health and longevity.
You want to maximize your chances of having a long life full of movement and fun!
Did you know that there are actual foods that can enhance your health and prevent decline and disease?
Let’s review some of the top foods that you can get at the local grocery that can be beneficial in preserving and maintaining a healthy life for you.
- Raw Garlic
- Cruciferous Vegetables
- Green Tea
- Leafy Greens
- Cooked Tomatoes
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Salads are a great way to get more carrots in your diet. Slice or shred them on top of greens and salads. They contain falcarinol and falcarindiol – natural pesticides in the vegetable that scientists believe are the reason for their cancer-fighting abilities. Of course, they’re good for your vision, skin, and as a natural detoxifier as well.
Remember that life is for living! To enjoy a long and healthy Oklahoma retirement life, you have to pay attention to the type and quality of the food that you eat. Your engine can only run well when you provide it with the best fuel.
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