8 Tricks to Add Years to Your Life

This was a pretty good article that I came across.

Aging Gracefully: 8 Tricks to Add Years to Your Life

Talk about a two-for-one deal: Having sex not only offers pleasure, but it may also extend your lifespan by eight years. You probably don’t need a scientist to tell you that regular sex relieves stress, improves sleep and increases intimacy with your partner.

The above tells how sex can help you to live longer. Also one of these tricks is about using vitamin D. Vitamin D is very effective against cancer. Another one is about drinking green tea. These 2 are excellent anti-agings ways to live longer. There many health benefits of green tea. Although it did miss the information of how bad that salt is for your health.

Be Happy
Cutting out stress and doing things that make you smile may just add years to your life. In a 2006 study, Dr. Ruut Veenhoven, a Dutch researcher, found that in healthy people, happiness predicts longevity.

The authors don’t know exactly why vitamin D seemed to increase life span, but the vitamin is known to offer many benefits, including strengthening the immune system and building bones. It also lowers the risk of being diagnosed with diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure and heart and kidney disease. You can get vitamin D from the sun, but most people don’t spend enough time outdoors — or in sunny enough climates — to take in an adequate amount.

Drinking both green and black teas can help you live longer, according to a wealth of worldwide research. A 2009 study of 2,000 Chinese women suggested that drinking green tea regularly (and eating a diet rich in mushrooms) may cut cancer risk by 90 percent, while a study of over 40,000 Japanese men and women showed that those who drank five or more cups of green tea daily had the lowest chances of dying from stroke or heart disease. The caffeinated drink has high levels of cancer-fighting antioxidants (a cup contains can be as packed with antioxidants as a serving of fresh spinach).

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One Response to 8 Tricks to Add Years to Your Life

  1. Great post! Very informative, I also think this is a win-win situation!

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