Health Timeline

  • 20s

    Limit fast food and eats lots of fruits and vegetables.
    Drink alcohol in moderation.
    Avoid tanning beds.
  • 30's

    Maintain a healthy weight because your metabolism slows down.
    30-60 minutes of physical activity every day.
    Have a gynecological exam, brest exam, and Pap test.
  • 40s

    Get at least 30 minutes of exercise to reduce the increasing amount of stress.
    Get physical exams every 2 years.
    See if you need glasses.
  • 50's

    Cut back on sodium.
    Continue to exercise for 30-60 minutes per day.
    Get enough sleep.
    Get tested for various diseases, because the likelihood for devleoping diseases goes up in your 50's.
  • 60s

    Learn about heart attack signs.
    Try to get 30 minutes of exercise most days per week.
    Eat more fiber.
    Take steps to reduce your risk for falls.