5 THINGS THAT SHORTEN YOUR LIFE EXPECTANCY
Everyone wants to live a long time, many know what to do or not to do to achieve that goal, but not all are willing to do those things because they are accompanied by sacrificing some things.
According to various researchers in the world, the things we do or the foods we eat can cause long-term effects on your life and reduce or increase your life expectancy.
Focusing more on the topic, the health website Very well Health has defined several things that if you succeed in quitting you will put yourself in a position to live longer compared to the one who does those things.
These are just some of the things to avoid to increase your life expectancy;
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1. Processed foods
What you eat now can have a big impact on your life in the long run. You are advised to eat foods that include fruits, vegetables and fiber foods because they prevent heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and even cancer.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) says tobacco use remains a preventable cause of death. Some estimates show that smoking can take 10 years off your life.
Remember that your family members will also benefit from your staying tobacco-free because they will no longer be exposed to harmful secondhand smoke.
3. Stay alone
Spending time with other people can be a great booster for longevity, especially by helping you manage stress and boost your immune system.
Good relationships keep you strong, while bad relationships can leave you in a bad state of mind and put you at risk of a heart attack.
4. Stay up at night
The amount of sleep you get can affect your lifespan. Sleeping too little (less than six hours) or too much (more than nine hours) puts people at greater risk of death.
A good night’s sleep can help you prevent depression, heart attacks, and heart disease.
5. Stop staying all day
Exercise has been shown to reduce your risk of age-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and some cancers while strengthening your bones and muscles and increasing your overall life expectancy.
A 2011 study found that 15 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each day will help you live an extra three years. Research has also shown that exercise can slow down aging at the cellular level.
Consider these and other things to keep yourself in good health at all times.