Secrets to a Longer Life

The life of a person could be stretched long by making the right lifestyle choices. The health of a person significantly depends upon the habits of an expectant mother. Drinking and smoking of a pregnant could lead to physical as well as mental disabilities. A stressed mother would give birth to a child who won’t be good at handling stress. Although a part of the human health depends upon the genes inherited and the behavior and care of the mom-to-be but good lifestyle choices could further help in having a long and healthy life. Good health habits you can adopt for a longer life, include:

Outdoor activities make us healthy. Sunlight provides Vitamin D to the body which helps in the absorption of important minerals from food. These minerals are needed to make the bones strong.

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Regular exercise might seem like a hard habit to adopt. But it has immense benefits. Exercise means a healthier heart that reduces chances of cardiovascular diseases. It helps in boosting the mental health and hence a better management of stress, pressure and anxiety.

The bones stay strong until the 30s. But after that the graph starts descending as the bone density begins to decrease. A diet high in calcium and regular exercise can help in keeping the bones strong and reducing the chances of fractures and other bone diseases.

It has been proved that loneliness is a silent killer of the elderly. The senior citizens should socialize and have friends that would keep them happy and mentally healthy. The risk of isolation shall be minimized.

Avoid junk food; it leads to obesity. Avoid high salt intake; it could lead to high blood pressure and related issues. Avoid smoking; it could become the root of more than 50 deadly diseases.

A happy childhood would produce healthy adults. People with unhappy childhood have greater risk of heart ailments in later years.

These easy habits (secrets to longer life) could lead to a longer, healthier and happier life.