Each one of us aspires to stay young and lively. Don’t we?? And we all wish if we could escape the natural phenomenon of aging. Right? But, is it in our hands?? Can we stop it? What if we tell you some secret mantras through which you can avoid aging to some extent? Happy? Well, there are some complicated biological functions that lead to aging. Unnecessary stress, over-oxidation of cells, sugar and toxicity are some of the factors resulting in early ageing.
Science has always been discovering new methods to stay young and healthy. The good part is that we can stay young by altering a few habits from our everyday routine.
If you wish to stay young and healthy then follow these steps:
Giving up your smoking addiction is one of the best gifts you can give to yourself today. Smoking exposes you to a number of age-relevant conditions like pulmonary fibrosis, thickening of the veins and different diseases. We know its hard to stop, but you must try to quit smoking as it will give you multiple benefits.
Consume more Fruits and Veggies
These yummy fruits and vegetables have anti-aging characteristics in them. Green leafy vegetables like kale, Spinach, and romaine lettuce can decrease down the damage to your DNA and helps in battling the deadly Cancer. Similarly, Kiwi is tied with marks and wrinkles battling antioxidants and helps keep your skin firm and beautiful. So, make these fruits and veggies a regular part of your meals.
Break up with Sugar
Wanna stay young and healthy? So it’s time for you to break up with the sugars. You need to cut down your sugar intake from sugars in your meals to isolated sugars in the packs. When sugar teams up with proteins in your bloodstream, it produces glycation end commodities which are dangerous for your health. So, save your skin from growing old and dry by restricting the intake of sugar.
Moisturize your Skin
Keep your skin moisturized. Moisturiser helps your skin to rebuild the injured cells and fight off the ridges and blemish. Moisturiser keeps our skin nourished and glowing. Therefore, we must apply proper moisturizer to our skin.
Get Enough Sleep
We all have heard that early to bed and early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise. A proper sleep of minimum 8 hours is necessary for our body to operate well. When we sleep, our body relieves itself from the toxins. insufficient sleep influences our body’s capability to create human growth hormones. So, we must sleep well!
Smile is the Key
Ever heard that ‘Laughing is a good Medicine’?? Well, yes when you feel happy your stress hormones decrease. It further results in the increase of infection-fighting antibodies and immune cells and protects you from a number of diseases. Thus, keeping you healthy! Laughing not only reduces your stress but it sharpens your mind too. That is why it is said that we should smile even in our bad times.
Learn to meditate
Experts say that stress can make you age faster. Meditation helps your body to calm down and helps you to relieve the stress, and thus prevent aging. Meditation enhances your mental fitness and helps you stay healthy and happy.
Use Olive Oil
Some oils are healthy for our body. The monounsaturated fats present in the Olive oil are crucial for our health. It reduces the cholesterol level in our body, reduces the chances of heart disease and develops insulin levels. So, substitute your oils and butter with the Olive oils and notice the health benefits.
Wearing Sunshades helps you in two ways. Firstly it helps you lower down the number of lines around your eyes and it also acts as a shield to your eyes and protects your vision from the harmful UV rays. So, do not forget to wear your sunglasses while you go out in the Sun.
Drink enough Water
The human body requires water to support all the functions of the body. Water transfers all the essential nutrients and oxygen to different organs of our body and helps our skin remain healthy. So, make it a habit to drink plenty of water every day!
Essential oils help your body to relax and provide it a refreshing touch. So, massage some essential oil into your body or set it into your bathrooms or spray it on your pillow for a healthy skin.