If you’re over 40, you might have noticed that you’re not able to eat or drink the things you used to. This is simply because you’re body isn’t as resilient as it used to be. As you age your risk for high cholesterol, heart disease, arthritis, prostate issues, cancer and diabetes increase. In fact, adults between the ages of 35 and 55 with moderately high cholesterol levels can have an increased chance of heart disease of up to 39 percent. This is according to findings published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
These statistics are not meant to scare anyone, but to merely act as an educational tool to prevent such diseases and negative outcomes. To help further your quest for a healthy life after 40, here are some foods that you may want to avoid so that you are not lead any further down that not-so-healthy path.