Well, it’s 2016 and we have all made it another year. However, when you consider your resolution for this upcoming year, it may be wise to keep it simple.
According to John Schumman via npr.org, living longer may be tied to a life of activity, socialization, balanced eating and a healthy dose of exercise. Shocker, right?
Well, no, not really.
But, here’s something to think about
People in these communities often live well beyond 100 years:
- Okinawa, Japan
- Ikaria, Greece
- Sardinia, Italy
- Nicoya, Costa Rica
- Loma Linda, Calif.
In these places, people have preventive medicine baked into their lives, mostly without even having to think about it. Their daily activities involve eating healthful diets rich in local plants, walking most places and lots of intergenerational social interaction.
source: “Keep Things Simple for a Healthy Life” by Dr. John Schumman
In those communities, they drink alcohol and eat meat in moderation, as well. Keyword: Moderation!
What’s your New Year’s resolution?