1. Calorie restriction (eating fewer calories while still receiving the correct nutrients) is the only currently available technique that has been scientifically demonstrated to improve longevity.
2. Practitioners of healthy life extension use good diet, lifestyle choices,Technology and proven medical advances to live healthy, longer lives.
3. Take a modest amount of supplements appropriate to your age and health.
4. Exercise! The benefits of a modest level of exercise for most people have been well known for long, long time.
5. A healthy lifestyle includes a health food program, and positive emotional habits – love, laughter and a healing spirit.
6. Eat more grains, fruits and vegetables. These foods give you carbohydrates for energy, plus vitamins, minerals and fiber.
7. Get fit with friends or family. Being active is much more fun with friends or family. Encourage others to join you and plan one special physical activity event, like a bike ride or hiking, with a group each week.
8. Snack smart. Snacks are a great way to refuel. Choose snacks from different food groups – a glass of low-fat milk and a few graham crackers, an apple or celery sticks.
9. Cut down on stimulants, such as tea and coffee, and depressants such as smoking & alcohol. Aim at drinking at least 2.5 liters of water a day.
10. Eat food rich in antioxidant which aid the natural detoxification mechanisms like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, and Brussels sprouts and Soybean products.
11. Vitamin C is well known for it antioxidant properties and its role in preventing the free-radical damage that contributes to aging and age- related conditions.
12. Studies indicate that Vitamin E may slow the aging process and prevent premature aging by prolonging the useful life of our cells, thus maintaining the function of our organs.
13. Sleep 8-9 hours per night – Sleep allows our body to maintain and repair itself. Cell growth and repair takes place while we are asleep. Sleep slows the aging process by helping the body conserve energy and other resources that the immune system needs to fight infection.
14. Laugh often. Recent studies are showing the significance of how laugher, fun, and mirth help keep people healthy, as well as heal sick bodies.
15. Don’t smoke – Smoking causes premature wrinkling. Facial wrinkling increases with the amount of cigarettes and number of years a person has smoked.
16. Lower stress – Research results suggest that long-term exposure to adrenal stress hormones may boost brain aging in later life.