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7 Steps to Defy Your Age Inside and Out

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Eat revitalizing food

While you’re turning that sleep deficit into a surplus, age-proof your meals, too. “Front-load the healthy stuff,” Dr. Lodge advises. “Start every meal with a fruit or vegetable and a tall glass of water.” Loading up on the vitamins and antioxidants in fruits and veggies will make you feel refreshed, recharged, and reenergized.

And no need to always skip dessert: “As long as 90% of your food choices are healthy, allow yourself to indulge in that remaining 10%,” Dr. Lodge says. “When you have an ice cream cone, really, truly enjoy it!” Just like you did when you were a kid.

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