The importance of Maintaining Energy

The importance of Maintaining Energy

Staying active as you get older is probably the most important thing you will do, in order to have a long and healthy life, whether this is at pre-retirement and still working hard, or whether this is post retirement.

A failure to keep active as we age, can lead to an overly sedentary lifestyle, which if continued, can lead to rapid loss of muscle mass and strength and bring on the onset of frailty far too early on in life. No-one wants to lose strength and mobility as they age.

Keeping ones bones strong and ones joints as healthy as possible has already been discussed elsewhere. Also muscle health and overall strength is key to overall musculo-skeletal health and fitness, especially balance as this can prevent falls, which are more and more common as we age. Prime Fifty products are designed and formulated with the over 50s in mind and their unique nutritional needs.

Maintaining energy levels through the day is more and more difficult as we age, so we need to ensure that our nutrition is healthy, as this is a major contributor to how we feel from day to day.

Getting those essential B Vitamins (and there are many types such as B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, folate and pantothenic acid) is important if we are to ensure that our energy producing metabolism is at its best.

Minerals too play a vital part in helping us generate energy efficiently. Such minerals include iron and magnesium. Iron of course is an integral part of haemoglobin, our oxygen carrier in our blood red cells, while zinc and magnesium also contribute by helping to maintain our muscles function efficiently.

Vitamin C also helps to increase the absorption of iron.

Prime Fifty comprises all the above nutrients, together with additional ingredients to help enhance bio-availability which means better even absorption of these nutrients.

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