10 Weird But Simple Habits To Live Longer

 

10 Weird Yet Simple Habits That'll Help You Live Longer :

All right here are 10 weird yet simple habits that'll help you live longer you know health-conscious people have a long list of do's and don'ts that they abide by strictly I get it we all want to take care of our body so it'll serve us longer but depriving yourself of life's little pleasures like a big greasy burger or a honey glazed doughnut can often set you up for failure I mean the temptation is just too much well the good news is you can take care of yourself without giving up the things you love all you gotta do to extend your life is to change your daily habits but today's list of healthy habits is a little on the odd side are you ready to find out about how going to bed with wet socks on is actually good for you well just keep on reading  now counting down from 

Number 10

Sleep between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. sorry night owls but Chinese doctors have created a whole system that explains why sleeping from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. is better if you want to live longer you see each of our internal organs have a specific schedule of when it's cleared or restored this takes the meaning of internal clock to a whole new level, for example, the immune system fights viruses and removes toxins from the body from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. the liver restores itself from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and the lungs get cleared from 3:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. that's why we can have a slight cough during this time period not to mention the bow get cleaned closer to the morning from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. for your body to do all this maintenance work at top efficiency it needs you to be off in dreamland sorry

Number 9

Ignore public opinion you know by now that the internet is full of bashers and trolls that completely lack respect or common human decency in the safety of their online anonymity they'll spew out hatred name-calling and closed-minded judgment of other people's appearance personal opinions or interests and actions well scientists from the Department of Psychology at Williams College in Massachusetts claim that ignoring what others think of you whether in real life or online can help you live longer when we think about the reactions of the people around us we're more restrained or nervous and less like our true selves putting on this show basically robbed you of your happiness and as scientists have proven an unhappy person lives a shorter life which means that the trolls will likely die before you do aah sweep revenge oops did I say that sorry

Number 8

Sunbathe our body needs 600 I or 15 micrograms of vitamin D daily and the sunlight is the best source of it but do you get enough of the sunshine vitamin every day if not you might want to get outside on a sunny day more often vitamin D not only helps fight depression which actually leads to a number of physical illnesses it also decreases your risk of developing diabetes in a major 2016 study biochemist at people who get enough Sun are 67 percent less prone to developing any kind of cancer than those who are vitamin D deficient but when is the best and safest time to soak in the Sun according to dr. Michael Holick of the Boston University Medical Campus the ideal window time for unprotected sun exposure is between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and only for 10 or 15 minutes if you go beyond that you're at risk for getting sunburns I damage heatstroke or even worse skin cancer so a little Sun goes a long way

Number 7

Brush your teeth less. whoa... hold the phone we've been told since childhood that we should brush our teeth after every meal but it seems the doctor's orders poop I guess the dentist's orders have been changed. President of the Academy of General Dentistry dr. Howard gamble explains that excessive brushing may harm your teeth plus based on the results of a study conducted at Germany's Georg August University researchers recommend waiting at least 30 minutes to brush your teeth after a meal otherwise you can do real damage to your teeth enamel surface as for rinsing your mouth out or using mouthwash the UK's National Health Service has some tips on that too they advise that you shouldn't rinse right after brushing first spit out any excess toothpaste and then rinse with water the same goes for mouthwash don't use it immediately after brushing your teeth either because it can wash away the cavity-fighting fluoride residue left on your teeth by your toothpaste Wow I'm gonna have to write that all out

Number 6

Eat more tomatoes or if you like tomatoes scientists from Tufts University in Boston conducted a major 11-year research project involving 5,000 participants on the health benefits of eating tomatoes they came to the conclusion that including tomatoes in your diet can decrease your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 26% according to these experts it's all because of an antioxidant found in tomatoes called lycopene it's the very thing that gives the vegetable it's the red color that's why adding a slice of tomato to your morning sandwich is definitely a good habit to develop hey have a tomato tomorrow

Number 5 

Ditched the alarm clock oh now you're jumping for joy at the thought of smashing that pesky alarm clock to pieces eh hey you've got science on your side on this one Japanese researcher from Niigata University's School of Medicine claim that people especially those with high blood pressure have a higher risk for having a heart attack from an abrupt loud noise moreover such sharp noises really take a toll on your nervous system so along with your annoying alarm clock get rid of that whistling teakettle any sort of timer's alarms or other noisemakers but wait you told me I had to get up at 6 a.m. I did how the heck can I pull that feed off without an alarm clock yeah this is definitely the hardest part waking up naturally without being woken up by that buzzer the National Sleep Foundation suggests training your circadian rhythm to fall asleep and wake up at the right time it does take a while but your body will adjust just give it time 

Number 4 

Eat bread crusts oh did you always have your mom or dad cut the crusts off your sandwiches oh you still do uh-oh biochemists from the Institute of human nutrition and food science and Kiel Germany strongly recommend eating the bread crusts and that's because it's full of antioxidants that clean out your system and prevent the development of colon cancer the head of the research dr. Thomas Hoffman explains that his team noticed how there were eight times more antioxidants in the crust itself versus the rest of the loaf so eat that whole slice of bread crust in all 

Number 3

Don't touch cigarettes now I'm sure you know not to smoke these nasty things but did you know you shouldn't even touch cigarettes either according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention not only is it dangerous to inhale tobacco whether you're smoking it yourself or secondhand touching it can be harmful as well that's due to the fact that while it's growing the tobacco plant actively absorbs radioactive elements used in agriculture such as polonium-210 lead-210 and radium and these dangerous chemicals remain inside the plant even after the drying process which means they're still present in cigarettes although the doses are extremely small they can still get into the human body through physical contact. 

Number 2

The dance looks like laughter isn't the only best medicine scientists in France say that learning to dance is also an effective way to prolong your lifespan they found that the best dance to help you have a long life is salsa it strengthens your bones improves lung function and blood circulation and even helps you cope with asthma plus it's just flat-out groovy any other active or joyful dancing will work too the main thing is to keep your body moving and your spirits up so sway to the beat and let your worries melt away 

Number 1

Put on wet socks overnight alright the moment you've all been waiting for wet socks for bedtime yes wearing wet socks to bed has tons of health benefits according to Katie Cara's Oh a minnesota-based neuropathic doctor it works like this the coolness constricts the blood vessels in your feet saving more nutrient-rich blood for your tissues and internal organs you see our body needs these nutrients to stimulate circulation and fight most infections when your feet start to warm up again the vessels then dilate which releases the pent up toxins into the bloodstream and eventually out of the body whit socks are a home remedy that helps fight fever cough constipation fatigue hangovers digestive problems and sleep issues and the best part is it's unnatural a you can even mix number one and number two and dance in the wet socks just kidding or not and here's a quick bonus what does it matter how long you live if you're miserable the whole time so our bonus is maintain a cheerful habit no matter what happens I love this quote from the famous author HG Wells who said well there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as if he were sure of it if at the end your cheerfulness is not justified at any rate you will have been cheerful great advice Hg so which of these tips are you gonna try out do you know any other strange health boosting habits let us know in the comments below if you found this post helpful and informative then  share it with your friends.

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