A woman in your 60s? What you need to do now for your overall health

Tackling the big issues for 60-somethings, from joint pain to heart health

Keep yourself mentally and physically fit during your 60s. Photograph: iStock

Keep yourself mentally and physically fit during your 60s. Photograph: iStock

Nutrition and alcohol

Joint health becomes an issue for many women when they reach their 60s, says consultant nutritionist Gaye Godkin.

Cut out biscuits, cakes and processed foods, she advises, as these promote inflammation in the body.

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