Life expectancy can be linked to one’s internal and external environment. Internal environment can mean the genetics that each of us possess, that has the ability to take control of our biological clock. The mentioned ‘blue zone’ is usually described as areas that carry a good amount of individuals with high life span, most that passes the magic number hundred. This built curiosity among the majority, ones who want the same amount of time to live.
The ‘blue zones’ mentioned above might differ in terms of culture and habits in many aspects but in fact they share certain similarities. This involves the parts on how they live their lives. Most of them avoid health damaging habits such as smoking and drinking. Besides that, they also practice healthy eating habits along with sufficient exercises to maintain their health. Most centenarians keep a busy social life, along with a healthy diet and exercises. That is the ‘secret’ they claimed to keep for living longer than the average human. It is actually quite simple, to live the lifestyle they claimed they do.
Their diet is comprised of healthy nutritious food such as whole grain, beans, nuts and seafood. Basically, they consume enough nutrition such as fibre and protein to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Mealtimes are stressed on its importance of keeping a healthy body as well as to maintain connection with their loved ones. It is described as an everyday event. All it takes is a little effort for a better lifestyle, with controlled eating habits and sufficient exercise. You do not need to be living in the blue zone to be healthy; you can live like you are living in the blue zone. Eat healthy, move more and always strive to achieve your life goals.
Filed under: Article
Like this post? Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!