Delay aging by 10 years by these lifestyle changes

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Ageing (BE) or aging (AE) is the process of becoming older. The term refers mainly to humans, many other animals, and fungi, whereas for example, bacteria, perennial plants, and some simple animals are potentially biologically immortal. Furthermore, aging connotes a biological and social construct.

01/7Tips that can add years to your life by delaying aging

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A long and healthy life filled with love, laughter, and happiness: the heart wants nothing more than that. Given a chance we all would like to add more healthy years to our lives. While it is hard to predict how long one would live, one can surely increase longevity by making some simple tweaks in the lifestyle. Nutritionist Dr. Amy Shah recently took to her Instagram handle to share a few tips that can help one live longer. These tweaks can be included by everyone in their routine, but are especially beneficial for those in their 20s and 30s. Here are some things you can do to live a longer life.

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02/7​Add real food to the diet

The nutritionist recommends adding more nutritious and real food to the diet. She asked to add more of three types of foods – legumes, whole grains, and nuts- daily to the diet. These food groups are loaded with nutrients and can help your internal organs function well. Nutrients present in these food groups can cut down the risk of chronic diseases and increase your longevity.

03/7Decrease consumption of red meat

Cut down the intake of red meat and processed foods. Dr. Amy recommends limiting the intake of red and processed meat to less than five servings a week. Red meat is loaded with cholesterol and unhealthy fat and its excessive intake would only pave the way for heart-related issues. Processed meat on the other hand can increase the risk of bowel and stomach cancer.

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04/7​Get more natural light

Sunlight is not only the greatest source of vitamin D it also helps to reduce stress and improve your mood. For all these reasons it is important to soak in the sun for a few hours every day. Vitamin D deficiency is quite common among people. It is a nutrient required to regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body and maintain bone health. Sitting even for half an hour in the Sun can benefit you in many ways.

05/7Fasting for 13 hours or more overnight

Try to fast for 13 hours or more overnight. Fasting is the current rage and its popularity is driven by many factors. Overnight fasting gives a chance to your organs to focus on the healing process, rather than digestion. It helps to heal the organs so that they can function well. It can reduce the risk of developing chronic illness, thus adding years to your life.

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06/7​Walking 10,000 steps a day

Staying physically active is as essential as eating healthy or making other tweaks to your lifestyle. Even if you do not like gymming or other intense workouts, walking 10,000 steps a day can also help to keep you fit and active. Try to walk for at least 10,000 steps daily.

07/7​Find ways to de-stress

Personal and professional events related to stress can take a toll on your health and well-being. Plan some activities in a day to de-stress and calm your mind. Whether you choose to read, walk in nature or meditate, try to follow it daily to calm your mind and recharge yourself.

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