How to be healthy and be able to maintain youth to live long active life? Question, that has been triggering studies involving many scientists all over the world.
There have been many studies proving that a human life is not limited to 60-70-80 or 90 years.
Generally all studies indicate that main triggers of the body deterioration & aging are stress and lifestyle related issues. Consequently if the human being is able to reduce stress and maintain healthy lifestyle including healthy diet the life expectancy increases.
People of various cultures around the world follow very specific lifestyle and diet adjustments to maintain health, provide for healthy, fulfilling lifestyle and delayed aging.
It has been discovered that diet rich in natural food close to the food source, almost non existent food processing providing for food low in artificial sugars and fats together with regular physical activities have positive effects on aging process.
There have been studies done on various food articles that claim to be better than others to slow down the aging process. The food articles were divided into four groups:
- Berries – rich sources of vitamin C and antioxidants
- Onions and Garlic – with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties
- Green Leafy Vegetables – with anti-inflammatory properties full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and rich source of chlorophyll (plant blood)
- Nuts and Seeds – rich sources of good fats and vitamins and minerals