Healthy aging is a hot
topic for baby boomers everywhere. Whether you're concerned
about weight gain, sex drive or chronic diseases, the key to
healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. Eating a variety of
healthy foods, practicing portion control and including physical
activity in your daily routine can go a long way toward
promoting healthy aging. Better yet, it's never too late to make
healthier lifestyle choices.
If an interest in healthy aging leads you to consider anti-aging
therapies — such as restrictive diets, supplements or expensive
treatments claiming to postpone or even reverse the aging
process — be cautious. There's no quick fix for healthy aging.
Know what you're buying, and know how to spot suspicious
schemes. Often, anti-aging therapies don't live up to the