Over 50? Here are some tips for looking and feeling your best

over-50Eating properly and getting even a modest amount of exercise are important for women over the age of 50 who wish to remain healthy, according to a leading medical website.

WebMD offers these tips:

  • Boost your intake of calcium and vitamin D
  • Eat more fruits, veggies, whole grains, and legumes
  • Take a multivitamin
  • Eat lean protein
  • Reduce the amount of salt you eat
  • Choose fats wisely
  • Go easy on sweets

These lifestyle tips are especially important for women who are truck drivers as they have jobs that keep them seated for large amounts of time, they often have limited access to healthy foods and have few opportunities for exercise.