Once the celebrations for hitting your half-century mark fade and you’ve had a chance to take a good look at yourself in the mirror, maybe, just maybe, you’ll think: “Gee, it’s time to start taking better care of myself!”
You know that the risk for many chronic health problems tends to increase with age. And, after 50, if you’re realistic, you’re playing on the back 9 of life. Not to bum you out, of course. On the contrary, the years after 50 will be some of your best, especially if, as you said, you start taking better care of yourself by eating healthier, exercising, and reducing stress. There’s another proactive step you might consider: Start taking dietary supplements to ensure that your body is getting the nutrients that you may lack now that you’re a little older.
We asked doctors and dietitians for their suggestions for the best dietary supplements for people over 50. Grab a glass of water and read on. Read on, and for more on how to eat healthy, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.