These top five secrets to longevity have been scientifically researched and are thought to lengthen the lifespan of humans. Check this list to see how many of these secrets to long life you're already practicing, and whether you feel the others are worth adding to your daily routine.
If you want to live longer, studies show the most effective thing you can do is quit smoking. Smoking can cause many terminal diseases, including many forms of cancer, lung disease and heart disease. If you need help to stop smoking, consult with your doctor or try one of the many smoking cessation drugs available over the counter.
Recent studies have shown that severely restricting caloric intake affects longevity in laboratory animals and shows promising results in humans, too. Calories must be cut by 25-30% in order to be effective in extending life. Check the links posted below to review this fascinating study.
Exercise extends life and also helps to keep the elderly population stronger, healthier and mentally sharper as they age. Exercise is essential in providing a better quality of life for those who live well into their golden years.
Red wine and even purple grape juice contain a chemical compound called resveratrol, which is theorized to extend life when consumed daily, but in moderation. This ingredient is also available as resveratrol pills or supplements at vitamin and health food stores.
A positive attitude serves to lower stress and lengthen lives. Cultivate a positive attitude with reinforcing self-talk, meditation, prayer, adequate sleep. Surrounding yourself with other positive people, especially in marriage and other close relationships, can also help maintain a positive attitude.
Medical scientists believe it will be entirely possible for today's young people to routinely live to age 100 and beyond. There are many implications this will have on life as we know it: ecological and economic, as well as physiological. Are you prepared to live to 100?
select one here...