Annex Family Chiropractic

738 Spadina Ave, Ste. 206
Toronto, On, M5S 2J8

416.967.4466

Aging is inevitable but having your body grow weary as it ages doesn’t have to be the case. There are natural ways to keep your body feeling and looking young despite aging, and it doesn’t require botox or plastic surgery to make it happen.

While you can always make visits to the gym a priority to keep your body looking and feeling youthful, there are even simpler decisions you can make on a daily basis to keep your body young. Take a look at these ways that you can keep yourself young as you age through mental, emotional, and physical care.

Drinking green tea

If you’re used to drinking coffee throughout the day for your caffeine fix and a hot beverage to warm you up, consider making the switch to green tea on occasion. Green tea has mega health benefits and one of those benefits is keeping your mind sharp and your weight more manageable.

As you age, you’ll have to deal with a foggier memory and less mental clarity than in your younger days. You’ll also notice a slowdown of the metabolism. Fight these signs of aging by incorporating green tea in your daily routine to help with your weight and keeping your brain sharp.

Incorporate more fats in your diet and cut the sugar

While you may be used to seeing “low fat” or “no fat” on products in the grocery store, these are actually replacing fats with more sugar. Excessive sugar is horrible for your body and all too common of a problem these days. It’s hard to avoid sugar and it’s hard to realize that fats are good for you, as long as they are healthy fats.

Look at your diet to see how much sugar you are getting because this is likely harming your body and aging you faster than normal. Remove the empty calories of sugar to stop stressing your body and choose foods with actual nutritional value. Choose more omega-3 fatty acids instead, to reduce the visible effects of aging and to keep your bones nice and strong.

Physical, mental, and emotional tips

What else can you do that will keep you young outside of changing your diet? This is where you need to look at your physical, emotional, and mental habits. Are you receiving chiropractic care on a regular basis? Even mental aerobics will help you maintain your youthful body.

Start going to the chiropractor to increase your vitality and improve your overall balance and movement as you age, and you’ll likely notice that those regular adjustments make a big difference. Make it a weekly habit to do a crossword or Sudoku puzzle to keep your mind sharp. When it comes to your emotional health, nothing will keep you young like falling in love will, so don’t be afraid to delve into your passions like a favorite hobby or volunteer work.

Using these tips, your body will be able to maintain its youthfulness to the best of its ability despite the inevitability of aging!