Good And Bad Habits Affecting Your Life Span

Small daily actions can have a big effect on our life span

Good habits

Mind your nutrition

Eat the food your body needs

  • Eat a varied amount of whole-grains, legumes, seeds and nuts, fruit and vegetables to make sure your body receives the fibers, proteins, glucose, vitamins and minerals needed. Fibers reduce your blood pressure and prevent cardiovascular disease by lowering the concentration of the so-called “bad cholesterol” in your blood. Additionally, they help slow down the body’s absorption of sugar, lowering the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Proteins help your body’s cells to build and repair. Glucose gives your body energy and vitamins and minerals serve a large variety of functions. For example, a steady amount of calcium in the blood helps with blood clotting, muscle contraction, and regulates normal heart rhythms and nerve functions. A diet low in calcium would, in the long run, cause bone loss aka osteoporosis because, when the body can’t get the calcium needed to function from the food we ingest, it draws it from our bones.
  • Reduce the amount of food containing saturated fats, trans fats, added salt and added sugar. Your body needs way less dairy, meat, sugary drinks, snacks and processed food than most people consume. For example, eating a certain amount of fat is important for your health. First of all, they are a source of fatty acids that the body can’t create itself. Secondly, they help absorb fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamin A, D and E. What we should pay attention to is eating the amount of fat that our body can consume. Unused fats are converted into body fat, increasing the chances of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Sodium (contained in salt) is important to conduct nerve impulses, contract and relax muscles, and maintain the proper balance of water and minerals. Yet, too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.
The WHO estimates that in more than half of the EU countries the consumption of fruit and vegetables is lower than recommended

Remember to move

Train your brain to think positive

  • Increased life span
  • Lower rates of depression
  • Lower levels of distress and pain
  • Greater resistance to illnesses
  • Better psychological and physical well-being
  • Better cardiovascular health and reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease and stroke
  • Reduced risk of death from cancer
  • Decreased risk of death from respiratory conditions
  • Reduced risk of death from infections
  • Better coping skills during hardships and times of stress

Get your healthy dose of social interaction

Spending time with friends and family may help you live longer

Bad habits

Smoke

Sleep too little or too long

Is it time to start working on a better sleeping schedule?

Underestimate your level of stress

  • Aches and pains
  • Decreased energy
  • Depression
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Disorganized thinking
  • Frequent illnesses and infections
  • Gastrointestinal complaints
  • Headaches
  • High blood pressure
  • Irritability
  • Muscle tension
  • Nervousness and anxiety
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Upset stomach

Get comfortable and stop learning

Are we ever too old to start a new hobby?

Conclusion

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