Think you know all there is to know about your period? Women have about 450 periods during their lifetime, which means you have plenty of chances to learn all about it. Even so, your period can still manage to surprise you — and not just by showing up when you least expect it. Did you know these five facts about your monthly visitor?
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Good for you: You’ve achieved your desired weight. Next up? Keeping it off. Yes, you can! Have a positive attitude. The changes you made can stick.
If you were physically active before 50, that’s great. But if you didn’t exercise regularly, it’s not too late to start.
Physical activity may help tame some of the symptoms of menopause — hot flashes, joint pain, and sleep problems. Exercise also lowers your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Plus, it helps control weight and melts belly fat. The effects of exercise are so potent that it influences every physiological system in the body for the better.
It’s a message you’ve probably heard before: Keep yourself healthy with the right mix of vitamins. But which ones, you wonder, and should I pop pills or get the nutrients through the food I eat? The best thing to do is to keep up a balanced diet. But supplements can be a good way to fill in the gaps when they happen.
Most health experts recommend that you eat a balanced, healthy diet to maintain or to lose weight. But exactly what is a healthy diet?