Sally’s Health Tips - How to Live Longer

[caption id="attachment_558" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Peter Pan eats a lot of fish"]Peter Pan eats a lot of fish[/caption] Some recommendations which you can do now:

  1. Substitute fish for meat as often as possible. Fish contains oils that may prevent a heart attack
  2. Use fish oils and olive oils in salads and cooking. Research has shown that these oils lower cholesterol
  3. Substitute vegetables for meat and dairy products
  4. Increase your intake of food high in beta carotene such as carrots, spinach, broccoli and cantaloupe – these may help to prevent cancer
  5. Stay on basic low-fat diet which may prevent heart disease
  6. Keep your calorific intake and weight low to help slow ageing
  7. Eat more foods high in Vitamin C (citrus fruits, green vegetables, green peppers etc)
  8. Eat food high in Vitamin E (vegetable oils and grains), zinc (pumpkin seeds) and selenium (bran, tuna fish)
  9. Substitute hard water for soft water. Also, use a charcoal filter to help eliminate chlorine from the water
  10. Don’t smoke
Ten old fashioned rules
  1. Get 7 – 8 hours sleep every night
  2. Eat three well balanced meals  per day
  3. Eat bulk food and mineral and vitamin enriched foods daily
  4. Cut down on sugary foods and chemically treated foods
  5. Get sunshine and fresh air each day if possible
  6. Drink a few glasses of fresh water each day
  7. Do not smoke, stay away from people who do smoke
  8. Avoid alcoholic drinks except rarely and even then only in moderation
  9. Exercise naturally every day, walking, swimming or gardening are good
  10. Use laughter to banish anxiety and fear, let every day be joyous.