Actively Aging Healthily

Firstly, staying active as you age can lower your risk of obesity, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and even cancer. Plus it will boost your self-esteem, improve your sleep, and give you more energy.


Make sure you get enough Vitamin C

  • Vitamin C is great for our skin and can delay signs of aging
  • It gives us more energy
  • It supports our immune systems
  • Studies have show that it can prevent cognitive decline

One of our favourite Vitamin C supplements is Somega Liposomal Vitamin C. It is expertly formulated here in Cork. Liposomal Vitamin C has a protective layer of phospholipids, which helps it bypass your digestive process more efficiently so your body gets more benefit from it.

Your body naturally makes collagen, but production decreases with age. Collagen supplements can have a variety of health benefits, from relieving joint pain to improving skin health. Bone broth and pork skin are natural sources of collagen, but many people prefer supplements. 

Collagen peptides are made of the same amino acids as collagen but are more easily absorbed by our bodies. At New Leaf we love the new Nature’s Plus Collagen Peptides and are hearing great feedback on it. 

Many people are aware of turmeric’s anti-inflammatory properties but did you know that it is also good for brain function. Turmeric Brainwave contains a blend of turmeric and iodine, easing stress and increasing mental clarity.  

MCTs have been shown in several studies to be beneficial in the prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. It is naturally present in coconut oil but you can easily add pure Organic MCT Oil into your diet, it is particularly well absorbed into the system if you add it to coffee. Many find it increases their mental clarity and cognition, may play a role in weight loss, and may reduce risk of heart disease.

2 thoughts on “Actively Aging Healthily

  1. Hi to All at New Leaf, I’m looking for a natural anti-inflammatory, can you help or advise pls. Also is your shop open?.Regards Mary O Sullivan

    1. Hi Mary, We are open. There’s lots of Natural inflammatory products that you could try – they include omega oils, turmeric, CBD products and glucosamine.
      Maybe call into Kanturk or Charleville if you are based locally and we can help you find the best solution.

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