Naturally, you should stay healthy throughout your life, before and after age 40, but, if you haven’t maintained good health habits until now, 40 appears to be a dividing line between the exuberance of your younger years and the possibility of health problems in later years. If you haven’t paid too much attention to your health by the time you’re 40, you’re not alone. Most people spend the first few decades of their adult life earning degrees, raising a family, and furthering their career. However, by age 40, it’s time to start researching ways to stay healthier. Taking the right steps to get healthy isn’t as difficult as you might think, but it does take some research. In particular, here are 3 broad areas you need to research to come up with a good health plan.