9 habits that will help you live to 100 yearsPictolic
Experts of the world health organization believe that the way of life that leads people directly affects not only its quality but also on duration. They managed to allocate 9 healthy habits, significantly increases the chances to live to a ripe old age.
And though no one can guarantee that this will work, should listen!
Scientists have found that people who have a dog, live much longer and feel better. One explanation lies in the fact that you have to walk the dog every day, and this is moderate physical activity which is very useful for any organism. In addition, during these walks the owners dogs are often acquainted with other people and get so necessary in a Mature age support and social interaction.
There is a myth that in old age people need less time to sleep, but it has nothing to do with reality. In fact, for good health, whatever your age, it's important to sleep the same 8 hours (why 8, we described earlier). If you can't sleep, take a walk in the fresh air, meditate, try other relaxation techniques, but to comply with the regime will in any case need!
Researchers from the American longevity project found that the longer people are engaged in favorite work, the longer they live. But it is very important to get the job that is your favorite! Thanks to it people will feel satisfaction. Hated the work, on the contrary, will cause stress, which adversely affect physical and mental health.
Researchers from the US found that those elderly people who attended the choir, went to karaoke, or just often sang in the company of friends, less likely to have sought medical help, and generally feel better than others. This effect is due to the fact that singing has a positive effect on the respiratory system and helps to saturate the blood with oxygen. And, of course, not to mention the mass of positive emotions that brings it up.
An unexpected discovery was made by scientists from Singapore. Exploring the diet of the inhabitants of India, they noticed that those who often ate curry, it is easier and faster to cope with the intellectual tests, and thus were able to maintain cognitive abilities well into old age. According to experts, the whole reason lies in the turmeric is the seasoning, which includes the antioxidant curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory, anticancer and cholesterol lowering properties.
Scientists from Taiwan are sure that those people who regularly go shopping, have a much smaller chance of dying early. To such conclusions they came to the study with the participation of 2 thousand elderly men and women older than 65 years. It turned out that those participants who make their own purchases, increased their chances for longevity by 28%. Again, this is due to physical activity, social interaction and constant memory are the three key factors that will make the body work correctly.
It is unclear why, but repeated experiments confirmed that people who prefer to carefully plan your life, not to presume anything, live much longer than the others. Perhaps this is due to low stress, because of the risks in the measured life of less than unpredictable. And, maybe, the thing is that people who are prone to planning, risk less often than others and, as a result, less likely to get into dangerous situations.
Many elderly people it is very difficult to adapt to rapidly evolving society. But scientists say that those who want to live longer, should definitely do it! Especially to master the Internet and social networks! The study found that those men and women who actively "chatted" and "did surf" the web, feel more satisfied, and their brain involved was the region responsible for speech, reading, memory, visual function and decision making.
The simpler your attitude to troubles in life, the longer it will live. At least sure of scientists from Harvard. In their opinion, philosophical approach to life helps to minimize stress levels and to get rid of many related unpleasant consequences in the form of depression, depressed state, apathy and so on.