Leading a long and above all healthy life is at the top of everyone's list. But what can you contribute to living a healthy and healthy life for as long as possible? Undoubtedly the most important factors are exercise, nutrition and regeneration. A conscious and positive lifestyle also helps to lay the foundations for an active and vibrant life all through the old age. We have collected 5 small but beautiful incentives that you can get started today and integrate easily into your daily life.
For some, sport is still murder, for others it is a symbol of ecstasy. Those who are more likely to be ex are afraid of overcrowded, fitness-riddled temples. But instead of sweating in the gym, you can always drop by the proven funds and get outside in the fresh air to make your rounds. Because you can go for a walk before retirement or with four friends on a leash. Not only does it save annoying monthly fees, it also absorbs huge amounts of Vitamin D through the sunlight outdoors, and this is a wonderful miracle cure for bone metabolism and prevents diseases like MS, depression and dementia.
"There is also a healthy mind in a healthy body," the Romans have once understood. In fact, regular physical activity is said to reduce Alzheimer's risk of aging by up to 50%. However, we now know that even the brain needs to be considered muscle and is slowly dying out without constant demand. Consequences are lethargy, frustration and insanity. But even with small everyday brain teasers, such as mental arithmetic instead of calculators, you can challenge yourself over and over again. If you are looking for a little more demanding, you will find numerous applications and internet tools that will shine your brain in breaks.
Not just after sweaty hours on the treadmill, no, otherwise water is of immense value to our health. Because about 65% of our body is made up of clear fluid and it wants to replenish regularly. It promotes cell regeneration and helps with youthful skin without expensive cosmetic surgery. At least 2-3 liters a day it should be, at best, as a rule, about 30 ml is applied here. per kilogram of body weight. Anyone who is struggling with large amounts of fluid can simply increase their use of fruits and vegetables rich in water such as cucumbers, melons, lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries or even citrus fruits. It is much more important than its content – water and unsweetened teas are sweet lemons and juices are the most desirable. Ideally from a glass bottle, because the plastic is nice and light in a bag or backpack, however, the plasticizer it contains verifiably damages our genetic material.
At least as important for the body is nutrition. On average, Germans spend 105 minutes a day on food. Therefore, it is increasingly important to make it balanced and, above all, regular. Only then can our digestive tract optimally function and absorb all the important nutrients needed for a healthy, active lifestyle. With longer breaks between meals, the body automatically enters survival mode, dramatically reducing metabolism and preventing the continued burning of fat. In addition to all modern diets, it is generally more beneficial to consume as few industrially processed products as possible to avoid hidden sugars and preservatives. A true, natural anti-aging drug contained in many nuts and vegetable oils, Vitamin E. Its antioxidant properties have a cold effect against free radicals and cell-destroying agents, and are even cheaper than expensive drugstore cosmetics.
Healthy in a dream
Stress, strenuousness and mental stress bring resilience and can lead to serious mental and physical illness. Once the symptoms become apparent, it is often too late to return once more. In order to avoid physical collapse, recovery and regeneration should be at least as important as exercise and activity. Here daily exercises such as autogenic training, mediation and yoga or just old-school help count the good old sheep. Because while we sleep, we not only recharge with energy, but also process the sensory impressions of the previous day. If possible, doctors always recommend the same number of hours of sleep at a steady pace. Ideally, 7-8 hours of sleep should neither be exceeded nor exceeded, as they both negatively affect our cognitive ability and our resilience. For a rest in peace, you should also spend the night flickering and with the window open for maximum regenerative effect.
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