Every day for the next 20 years, approximately 10,000 Americans will celebrate their 65th birthdays and many will live into their 70s, 80s and beyond, according to The State of Aging & Health in America 2013, a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

healthy agingThe U.S. population is aging rapidly and Americans are living longer. But living longer doesn’t always mean maintaining the same quality of life as you age. That’s why it’s so crucial for people of all ages to start thinking about how they’ll age. How do you want to live your life after you retire? Do you want to feel energized and stay active? Do you want to take care of your body to prevent onset of chronic illnesses often associated with aging?

Start Taking Care of Your Future Self Right Now

Stay active.

Physical activity improves your health and your quality of life. According to the CDC, people who are physically active generally live longer and have a lower risk for heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, depression, and some cancers. Though you may take stairs in stride now or breeze through the grocery store with ease, these everyday tasks won’t always be so easy. Everyone can do some kind of physical activity regardless of their age, shape or size. If you are already experiencing functional limitations, consult your healthcare professional to help you strengthen your muscles, improve your balance or work toward any goal that will improve your quality of life.

Shed visceral fat.

Visceral fat, the fat that surrounds your internal organs, has been identified as a major contributor to a wide variety of health issues. It might even shrink your brain! Though this is often considered the toughest fat to shed, a clinical study at the University of Illinois at Chicago showed that subjects using an Isagenix system decreased visceral fat by twice as much as those on a leading “heart-healthy” diet.

Supplement your nutrition.

Get your daily dose of essential vitamins, minerals, fish-derived omega-3s and antioxidants to support healthy aging, cardiovascular health, brain health, and your telomeres and make sure you get all the key nutrients you need with Ageless Essentials™ with Product B® IsaGenesis®.

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Sleep well, age well.

If you don’t get a good night’s sleep, you’re not alone. According to the National Center on Sleep Disorders, 90 million people have difficulty sleeping. Missing out on your nightly shut-eye doesn’t just mean an extra cup of coffee in the morning. It can greatly affect health and wellness. If you need a little help getting to sleep, try our Isagenix Brain and Sleep Support System.