We are experiencing population aging, a phenomenon in which the number of adults 65 years old or older continues to rise. It is estimated that 1 in every 6 people will be older than 65 by the year 2050, which is an almost 50 percent increase from the year 2019.
It’s therefore important that we know how to take care of our bodies through the aging process to maximize health span, or quality life. As the years go by, we all notice that things change — like our metabolism, for starters. Let’s talk about why this happens and what we can do about it.