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Healthy Aging – Celebrities In The Spotlight

ABC news created an online photo album of the actors from the movie The Princess Bride.  They display headshots of the actors from 20 years ago (when the film was created) beside a current image.  It was a real eye-opener for me, seeing how these people have changed in appearance over the years – though in all fairness, ABC didn’t choose the most flattering follow up pictures.  Nicer ones are displayed in the link to the movie above.

Nonetheless, this raises the issue of aging – and what each of us will look like in 20 years.  I think a lot of it depends on the little choices we make each day – what we eat, if we exercise, if we’re stressed, if we have loving relationships in our lives… these little things add up and imprint themselves on our faces and bodies for all to see.  What will your body say about you in 20 years?  Mine’s going to have a lot of laugh lines, and probably a good deal of cellulite… ahem.  But I’m going to keep aiming towards the leafy green veggies and regular exercise.  If you’d like to join me, you’ll find some helpful programs right here at Revolution Health.

Bonus Link: My friend Tony Via suggested this link to fake celebrity makeovers (someone took the time to create how they might look as “normal” overweight Americans – thank you, Photoshop).  Quite entertaining – and more fuel for the “eat right and exercise” plan.This post originally appeared on Dr. Val’s blog at RevolutionHealth.com.


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4 Responses to “Healthy Aging – Celebrities In The Spotlight”

  1. Dr. Scherger says:

    I’ll join you Val, but from a male perspective (no cellulite please).  Aging does happen.  I commented in a similar way on my blog after watching the 50th anniversary show of Larry King Live.

  2. RH Host Melissa says:

    Hello Dr. Val!  I will join you on the journey towards better health.  I’m taking baby steps there but at least I’m headed in the right direction

  3. PamelaAnd says:

    Hi there I was wondering if you have heard anything on the NYK walking weight vest my doctor uses one and she recommended it to me to get strong bone and strong muscle

    she said it was a great way to get my weight bearing workout by walking with a NYK walking weight vest you tone the whole body all at once instead of straining the hands with hand held barbells, what do you think of that?I use the NYK walking vest and love it

     

  4. PamelaAnd says:

    Hi there I was wondering if you have heard anything on the NYK walking weight vest my doctor uses one and she recommended it to me to get strong bone and strong muscle

    she said it was a great way to get my weight bearing workout by walking with a NYK walking weight vest you tone the whole body all at once instead of straining the hands with hand held barbells, what do you think of that?I use the NYK walking vest and love it

     

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