Staying Young – Problems and Solutions

looking betterPoor diet. You’ve probably heard that antioxidants contained in fruits and vegetables could help you stay young.Antioxidantsfight free radicals and the bad thing is that they remain active for only a few hours that’s why they need to be continuously replenished.

What to do?
If eating fruits and veggies is not a part of your routine and daily menu, make it like that. If you want antioxidants to act properly, eat fruits, veggies and green leaves every 4 hours or with every meal.

Bad Eating Habits and its Effects

People have reported raw food diet help them look better, feel better, and reverse aging. Scientific Studies

Avoiding fat. Fat is not obligatory bad. Avoiding trans fats is a good option but cutting at the same time unsaturated fats from nuts, fish, olive oil is a bad decision for your health and for your skin also.

What to do?
Studies suggest that the higher intake of good fats may contribute to longer life expectancy. Remember that a great part of your daily calories (20-35%) should come from fat.

Sources of healthy fats

You are too stressed. You can’t get rid of stress for good but the way you manage stressful situations influences the levels of hormones, in turn they influence our health and the way we look.

Find out where stress is entering in your life

What to do?
The best anti-stress tip is deep breathing. Do it when you’re upset or every time you’re tired. Exhale strongly through the mouth and breathe in quietly through the nose for a count of 4; hold your breath for a count of 7; exhale through the mouth for a count of 7. You may repeat the cycle 3 more times.

Preventing, reducing and coping with stress

Natural stress relievers


You don’t get enough sleep. It’s a real problem not only for your skin but for your health too. Lack of sleep has been linked to diabetes, blood pressure, weight gain and premature ageing.

What to do?
With age you’ve probably noticed how much sleep you need in order to feel rested. Now, make sleep a priority, get the sleep you need and your body will thank you.

Delaying the aging process by improving the quality of the sleep

Natural ways to fight insomnia

You neglect social contact. A study found that close friendship predict longevity better than even close family ties and may protect against depression, heart disease, obesity and other health problems.

Lonely people are often sick

What to do?
You’ll feel energized after you’ll see your friend or even after a short call.

You neglect the importance of sex. People with active sex lives have stronger immune systems , a lower cancer risk, healthier hearts and less stress compared to those who have sex occasionally or at all.

What to do? It is proven that sex could make you look younger up to 12 years. Revive passion and romance between you and your partner and the things would go their way.

Don’t neglect the advice and you’ll stay young for a longer time. Make time for seeing your friends because they keep you young.

Additional Hints

Habits to Avoid in Order to Stay Younger. Part I

Top 10 methods to shorten your life – A List of Bad Advice

Lifestyle-Related Diseases

Good Habits for Good Health

Healthy Living Habits