How to Stay Healthy & Live Longer

How to Stay Healthy and Live Longer

Here are the 30 Practical Tips on How to Stay Healthy and Live Longer

  1. Drink Pure Water; water purified to remove chemicals, microorganisms, lead, copper and other metals
  2. Eat the Appropriate Fats; Omega-3 fats, chickens (cage free chickens that eat green plants or algae), and eggs; small fish (achovies, herring, and sardines), oily fish (tuna, shark, swordfish, mackerel, and salmon – are good but may contain mercury), olive oil (for salads and marinades (monunsaturated fat) and coconut oil (for cooking – contains health-promoting lauric acid)
  3. Eat Right for your Nutritional Type (according to your Blood Type Group):
    1. Type A types – should basically stick to fruits and vegetables (high carbs / low fat). They have thicker blood than other blood types, a sensitive immune system,and should not consume dairy products, animal fats and meats. They are at a heightened risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.
      Type B types – should consume a balanced diet (fruits and vegetables, grains, fish, dairy, meat, but avoid chicken). They have the best chance of bypassing or overcoming everyday types of diseases, including heart disease and cancer.
      Type AB types – should consume a mostly vegetarian diet, and only on rare occasions some fish, meat (no chicken), and dairy.
      Type O types – should basically stick to a high protein diet (including red meat), low carbs, and enriched with fruits and vegetables. They should limit the intake of wheat germ, whole wheat products, corn, and avoid dairy products and most nuts.
      Type O types are commonly affected with hypothyroidism, high stomach acid (leading to ulcers), and thinner blood with greater resistance to blood clotting.
  4. Eat lots of Dietary Fiber
  5. Eat Raw foods especially Brocolli, Cranberries, Lemons, Onions, Tomatoes, and other Fruits
  6. Eat Organic Fruits, Vegetables and Meats; they have more anti-oxidants
  7. Avoid Toxins; wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly as they may be have high levels of pesticides, fertilizers and other chemicals
  8. Control Insulin and Leptin; Reduce carbohydrate intake and have a balanced diet.
  9. Reduce Poisons to your body eg. Alcohol and Other Drugs, Nicotine etc
  10. Reduce Sugar and Salt intake in foods and Coffee
  11. Avoid Medication unless absolutely necessary
  12. Take quality Health Supplements; Good health supplements show some results even after taking half bottle and offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied)
  13. Skip a Meal or take just a salad for a meal
  14. Get Outdoors, take in Sunlight; Sunlight protects you from cancer, is a source of Vitamin D, cheers you up. Avoid strong sunlight.
  15. Exercise; Stay Active, Go for Daily Walks
  16. Stay the Weight you were at 18, Stay Trim, Reduce Calorie Intake
  17. Have Restful Sleep of 6-8 hours per night.  Do not oversleep.
  18. Make Love the most important thing in your life; Spend Time with Loved Ones
  19. Be Positive, Be Happy, Laugh, Smile
  20. Make a List of things you should be Grateful of.
  21. Resolve Emotional traumas; Don’t hold grudges: cultivate a sense of forgiveness, of your enemies, your family, your parents.
  22. Get and stay involved – Be of Service to Others; Do Good Deeds
  23. Prevent Injury; Injury induces trauma and stress to the body resulting in the weakening of the body’s immunity system.
  24. Relax, Reduce Stress. Stress is the leading cause of diseases.
  25. Religion and Faith adds 2-3 years of your Life
  26. Lower your Body Temperature even a small reduction in Body Temperature can increase lifespan by 12-29%
  27. Stay happily married
  28. Take a Deep Breath, enjoy life’s wonders
  29. Make your Home a Sanctuary and Refuge.
  30. Change your Perception of Time

When comedians take a dig at big pharmaceutical companies who are promoting their drugs and other products aggressively in the media, we know that the public are becoming generally aware of health risks and want better and natural ways to stay healthy and live longer.

In his TV program, Bill Maher quipped: “But none of these plans address the real problem. We won’t stop being sick until we stop making ourselves sick. Even the most universal government health program can’t help y0u. They cannot outlaw unhealthy foods, or alcohol or cigarettes. The government isn’t your nanny. They subsidized illness because they have to – there is too much money in it. There is no money in healthy people. There is no money in dead people. The money is in the middle; people who are alive, sort off.. but with one or more chronic conditions which puts them in need of …(medication). Fifty years ago, children didn’t even get Type 2 Diabetes. Now it is an emerging epidemic. As are a long list of aliments which used to be rare and have now been mainstream.”

Food companies and pharmaceutical companies are always trying to convince us that we need their products to stay healthy and live longer so much so that many of us are confused and lose sight of the common sense way to stay healthy and live longer. Why do they do this? Because it is big business and big bucks for food companies and pharmaceutical companies. The more products we consume, the more new products they will put into the market. Products that are not for our health but which we consume because they “make us feel good”. There is little money to be made from eating natural, healthy foods packed with nutrients. Foods that our forefathers consumed. When I say “natural and healthy” foods, I don’t mean the claims these companies make on their product packaging or in their advertising campaigns. Processed foods can hardly be called “natural and healthy” when is is processed by unsaturated oils, flavored by sugar, salt and other less than desirable ingredients like MSG. “Natural” means food as found in nature and not modified with chemicals or substances to preserve, enhance growth or flavor, or boost their marketability.

Are you prepared for a long life?

One last thing about longevity. More people are living beyond 100 years years as a result of better health and medical intervention. If you intend to live beyond 100 years, you will need to ensure that your finances is sufficient to see you through your golden years. One way is to get into a business that provides an passive income long after you have “retired”. Are you prepared for a long and happy life?

Here is the Bill Maher video about “The Pharmers’ Market” on YouTube as mentioned earlier in this article:

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One thought on “How to Stay Healthy & Live Longer

  1. Really good article! I will follow these useful tips, because of course that I want to have a healthy living and live longer. Also, I’m practicing Toronto martial arts lessons and they are interesting for my health and body… I love them!

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