Healthy Life, Longer Life
With a few changes in ones own lifestyle a longer, healthier life can be acheived.
Years of scientific research suggests that there are four leading causes that are known to dramatically decrease the length of ones own life by as much as 10 years if not more, these four main Life shorteners are as follows:
– Drinking in excess
– Lack of proper vegetable and fruit nutrition
-Lack of adequate exercise
Here are a few ways to elongate your life and pass over these unhealthy habits.
Over Eating is Bad
Boy, that third slice of Pepperoni pizza Hit the spot, but before you consider picking up that next slice, consider this. Author Dan Buettner, known for his avid study in longevity pertaining to life, States that the oldest Japanese people stop eating when they are feeling only about 80% full.
On top of that, St. Louis University researchers have confirmed that eating less helps you age slower. They’ve noted that limiting the amount of calories one puts in their body significantly reduces production of the T3, a thyroid hormone that slows metabolism—and speeds up the aging process. Therefore, leaving a little food on your plate is NOT always A BAD THING.
Quitting Smoking as a whole is one of the best things one can do to increase their overall lifespan, with risks covering multiple types of cancer ranging from oral cancer to leukemia its easy to see why smoking is one of the pioneers in shortening a naturally long life.
The Birds And The Bees
Two To three instances of satisfying sex a week has tremendous effects of living a longer life, health benefits include better sleep, a boost to your immunity, and added protection to your heart.
A satisfying sex session can yield the same calorie burning effects as a 30 minute run alone.
Exercise is the main ingredient to living a long and healthy life. Participate in high intensity activities such as running to dramatically decrease risk of heart problems. An increase in burning off any excess fat is good as well.
A thirty minute exercise a day is more than enough to remain youthful even in old age.
Drinking In Moderation
Women who have two or more drinks a day and men who have three or more may run into detrimental effects ranging from weight gain to relationship problems. In smaller quantities, alcohol can actually be good for you.
the Journal of the American College of Cardiology linked light drinking, to significant heart benefits. Therefore saying bottoms Up every so often is not all that bad!
Light Drinking is defined as one glass for a woman and two for men a day.
Fruits And Veggies
Getting fewer than three servings of fruits and vegetables a day can eat away at your health. Nutritional powerhouses filled with fiber and vitamins, fruits and veggies can lower your risk of heart diseases by 76% and may even play a role in decreasing your risk of breast cancer.
As an added bonus, the inflammation-fighting and circulation-boosting powers of the antioxidants in fruits and veggies can banish wrinkles.