Lifetime Personal Health

Timeline created by taylorpattison
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    20's Healthy Eating

    Eat a healthy diet by limiting fast and processed foods and instead eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and low to nonfat dairy products. People in their 20's should also get plenty of protein, calcium, healthy omega-3 fats, and folic acid.
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    20's Physical Activity

    People in their 20's should exercise regularly by hiking, running, strength training at least 30 minutes on most days a week.
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    20's Preventive Health Care

    In your 20's you should build bone, protect your skin and eyes, have good hygiene, avoid tanning salons, have medical checkups, blood pressure screenings, prenatal care, gynecological exam, breast exam, Pap test, testicular exam, cholesterol screenings, dental exam, eye exams, and immunizations.
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    30's Healthy Eating

    In your 30's you should eat vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean protein, low or nonfat dairy, and take iron, folic acid, calcium, potassium, B vitamins, vitamin D, fiber, omega 3 fats. You should limit fast and processed foods as well as sodium intake.
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    30's Physical Activity

    In your 30's you should exercise regularly for 30-60 minutes most days of the week. It is recommended to walk, jog, dance, biking, swimming, hiking, playing tennis and strength training.
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    30's Preventive Health Care

    In your 30's you should not smoke, use tobacco products, protecting yourself from the sun, limiting alcohol intake, use prescription drugs as directed, reduce stress, monitor levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and getting screenings and tests to see if you are healthy.
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    40's Healthy Eating

    In your 40's you should keep up your healthy diet and take vitamins and supplements.
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    40's Physical Activity

    In your 40's you should keep up exercising 30 to 60 minutes most days a week which will help reduce stress.
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    40's Preventive Health Care

    In your 40's you should get physical exams, dental exams and cleanings, eye exams, blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings, diabetes screenings, baseline skin exams, baseline EKGs, colorectal cancer screenings, immunizations, annual breast exams, pelvic exams, mammograms, Pap tests, bone density tests, testicular exams.
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    50's Healthy Eating

    In your 50's you should eat a healthy diet and cut back on sodium, not eating unhealthy fats, eating fruits, vegetables, lean protein, healthy fats, whole grains, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
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    50's Physical Activity

    In your 50's you should get 30 to 60 minutes of physical activity most days in the week by walking, jogging, biking, swimming, hiking, dancing and weight lifting.
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    50's Preventive Health Care

    In your 50's you should get physical exams, dental exams, eye exams, blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol screenings, skin exams, baseline EKGs, colorectal cancer screenings, immunizations, and screening tests for both men and women.
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    60's Healthy Eating

    In your 60's you should not eat foods that are high in sugar, fat or processed foods. You should eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, non or low fat dairy products, omega 3 rich foods, legumes, nuts, seeds, lean meats and proteins.
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    60's Physical Activity

    You should get at least 30 minutes of exercise most days of the week by walking, swimming, water aerobics, bowling, dancing, light weight and resistance training.
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    60's Preventive Health Care

    In your 60's you should get blood pressure screening, colonoscopy, hepatitis, flu, shingles, tetanus, pneumonia vaccines, pelvic, skin, testicular, eye, rectal, dental, breast and mammogram exam, PSA test, thyroid, pap, blood glucose, fecal occult blood, bone density test.