6 ideas for living (a little) longer
Eating healthy? Yes but ... Playing sports? Uh ... The right thing to have a perfect lifestyle, we all know. However, difficult to deal with constantly. But because even the lazy have a right to live longer, here are a few suggestions too stringent to apply.
1 / We made love at least twelve times a month
If you need a real good excuse to motivate your partner is definitely it. In his book The Life and Times by Flammarion, Frederic Saldmann, cardiologist and nutritionist, explains: "There is a relationship between sexuality, longevity and health. Sexuality brings wellness boosts happiness and retards the aging process. "He even noted that" Twelve sex per month increase ten-year life expectancy. " We say thank you to oxytocin, the hormone of calm and serenity released during sex, and say bye bye to migraine on Saturday night!
2 / We laugh for no reason
Reduce mortality by 20%? It's possible. Researchers at the University of Science and Technology in Norway have demonstrated the essential role of humor and laughter on our health. This study in over 50,000 subjects Norwegians helped to highlight some surprising results! Indeed, as stated Svebak Sven in charge of research: "Laughter has a positive effect on mental health and social life, even after retirement! ".
3 / We are moving (a little)
On the side of Taiwan, the researchers conducted a survey of 400,000 volunteers. These were placed under complete medical supervision from 1996 to 2008 and classified into five categories according to their lifestyle: little or no active, moderately active, active and very active. The results of this study indicate that an average of 15 minutes of exercise daily is sufficient to extend life expectancy of three years.
A good reason to do some exercise in front of his TV while foiling the statistics, because according to another study conducted by Australian academics, watch TV six hours a day reduces life expectancy of five years.
4 / We eat apples ...
It is the University of Hong Kong (among others) tells you. The antioxidants in apples are unique to lengthen life expectancy. Antioxidants can, in general, to fight against free radical damage, the harmful substances generated in the body that are involved in the process of aging and certain diseases. Various researchers have therefore focused on a particular class of antioxidants, polyphenols. The results were particularly striking: the polyphenols extend the average life expectancy of 10% but the quality of life.
5 / We do not play the Cougars
This is a study conducted by Sven Drefahl the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) from Rostock in Germany who made this strange statement. According to the results found, over the age difference is important with her husband, and life expectancy of women is short. This is always true regardless of whether the woman is younger or older than her husband. After a long observation on nearly two million Danish couples, Drefahl emphasizes a woman's interest to marry a man of the same age. But why? For the researcher, the explanation is simple: "couples with younger husbands fall outside social norms and thus suffer from social sanctions," he explains. "With a wife younger man away from what is considered" normal "these couples receive less social support. This implies a less stressful and more joyful, a reduced health and ultimately increase mortality. " But who will devote themselves to prevent Demi Moore?
6 / We live somewhere in Europe
The very serious International Journal of Epidemiology published a report on life expectancy in Europe. It will continue to grow! Indeed, researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine who led the study highlighted a lengthening of life expectancy of 6 to 8 years over 40 years. For him, it would be based primarily on social and political factors warmer. You think in the next demo?
In summary then: twelve make love once a month but with a partner on your age, somewhere in a European city, the TV off, after eating apples. Remember to laugh a little. And there is the jackpot!