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Habits For A Longer Life

Longer Life is possible, you really can do it. Simply change a few thing and you’re on your way to a longer life. Your body has within itself the ability to rejuvenate and repair dying cells, you just need the right ingredients and your body will do the rest.

Most by now have heard stories about races of long lived people that live to be well over 100 years, that live in places like Okinawa, Japan, the Symians in Greece, or the Hunzakuts in Pakistan.
Long Life is possible so let us make a choice and forget about the bad habits that we have developed over time that are limiting us from longer life, push on and develop new ones.

Eat five small meals a day.

Try eating five or six small meals a day, rather than three big ones.
Why? It gives you energy and keeps your metabolism burning calories Plus, you deliver a steady stream of nutrients, blood sugar to your body throughout the day and there’s another benefit you get to eat all day without feeling guilty.
Additionally, eating this way is less taxing on the digestive and metabolic systems and also reduces your risk of heart disease.

Do something physical every day and have a reason to live

Whether you take a walk around the block, work in the garden, or go to the gym, do something physical every day, if time is an issue buy a Nintendo wii and get a wii fit program that you can do in the comfort of your own home.

Health benefits of a daily exercise program cannot be stressed enough. Using your muscles will keep them from atrophy and regular exercise can help promote physiological well-being, strengthen the immune system, maintain joint mobility, increase energy and so on.

Laughter is the best medicine!

Laughter is the best medicine. We’ve heard the expression time and again. There’s a lot of evidence that laughter does many good things for us.
It reduces pain and allows us to tolerate discomfort. Starts the production of the natural killer cells that help protect the body from illness. It reduces blood sugar levels, increasing glucose tolerance. Laughter also increases the release of endorphins, compounds that give you a sense of well-being in your brain.

Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water every day.
Water is essential for all healthy body functions and filtered water is best.
Unwind with a positive attitude.
Every day just find a quit spot and let everything go and relax.
Having a Positive attitude and optimism are now known to be a root cause of many positive life benefits. You’ll live longer and be healthier and happier with a positive attitude toward life.

Stress on the other hand is the root cause of most of the diseases that shorten our life span so you have to Manage stress. Keep your stress at a manageable level. While some stress can be good for you and work as a motivator, chronic stress at high levels takes its toll on your body and mind and a huge toll on your heart health.

Sleep.

Not only should you get the right amount of sleep, you should make sure your sleep habits are healthy ones by following such tips as sticking to a regular bedtime and having an evening routine that promotes good sleep.

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