7 Diet Decisions You Can Make To Live Longer

By Mod2   8 months ago   323
Health - Top Stories

African American couple eating healthy | Shutterstock

If you are to ask many people to make one wish, it is certain that quite a number would wish for long life. However, we already know that if wishes were horses, beggars would ride.

You don’t have to rely on wishes to live long when there are conscious diet decisions you can make to live longer.

These 10 diet changes can help you add years to your life.

Imbibe some wine

The occasional drink of red wine is good for your health according to the American Heart Association (AHA). AHA believes the antioxidants and other components found in red helps to reduce heart disease risk. For women, moderate consumption means no more than one glass each day. For men, no more than two.

Go meatless on occasion
A study from Loma Linda University found that people who eat very little meat live longer. Not only do vegetarians eat less saturated fat, they eat more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, which are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Eat some watermelon

Known for being a good fruit to fight cancer and heart disease thanks to its high lycopene content, watermelon is a good fruit to include in your diet.

Eat more (good) fats

That may not sound like the most health-conscious advice, but replacing saturated and trans fats with the good-for-you variety of fat (namely monounsaturated) can help lower bad cholesterol, raise good cholesterol, and cut your risk of atherosclerosis.

Eat fruits and vegetables

Eating fruits and vegetables regularly or multiple times each day has several health benefits. Eating fruits can protect the body’s cells from harmful free radicals

Increase fibre intake
Research from 2008 found that the more fibre you eat, the lower your risk of coronary heart disease.

Go fish

Heart-healthy omega-3s have been shown to lower bad cholesterol, help the body combat inflammation, and reduce the risk of cancer and heart attack.

The medical information provided in this article is provided as an information resource only. This information does not create any patient-physician relationship and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.

[NewsNaira]


Share this article!


Login to comment and earn


Mahmud Usman
8 months ago

Seven die decision


(Quote) (Likes)
Chibuikem
8 months ago

balance diet is


(Quote) (Likes)
Ehimen Liberty
8 months ago

Wow, we eat chunk food in Nigeria alot, hope we all would learn a lesson, vegetable, vegetable, vegetable, all good for our health 


(Quote) (Likes)
Okafor Ebuka
8 months ago

Fruit is very good


(Quote) (Likes)
Amos Sunday
8 months ago

Omo if God say u go die u go die


(Quote) (Likes)
Leo Murphy
8 months ago

Longlife oooo


(Quote) (Likes)
Mojito
8 months ago

U go dey one day


(Quote) (Likes)
Aondolumun Jerome
8 months ago

Oh OK oooo


(Quote) (Likes)

Make to live longer


(Quote) (Likes)
Buoro Emmanuel
8 months ago

some of us just want good food to start with


(Quote) (Likes)
Usman Faruq
8 months ago

7 Diet Decision uoy can make to live longer 


(Quote) (Likes)
Rabiata Muhammad
8 months ago

Verification form


(Quote) (Likes)

Live longer


(Quote) (Likes)
Hannah Job
8 months ago

Is not all abt diet oo


(Quote) (Likes)
Aliyu Bashir
8 months ago

Live longer 


(Quote) (Likes)
Humphery Ogbonna
8 months ago

Good diet makes u look Fresh 


(Quote) (Likes)
Rabiata Muhammad
8 months ago

Abtituitute test


(Quote) (Likes)
Ezugwu Celestina
8 months ago

You just listed seven 


(Quote) (Likes)

Veggies based diet 


(Quote) (Likes)

Veggies based food


(Quote) (Likes)


What is News₦aira Income Program(News₦IP)

  • News₦aira Income Program (News₦IP) is a system aimed at raising revenue for registered users that browse the NewsNaira Website. An online program driven by a goal of solving the financial problems among the youths, students, middle class and whoever wishes to take advantage of earning opportunity and making money online legitimately in Nigeria as it creates the channel for participants to earn residual income on weekly basis.
more

How News₦IP Works

  • News₦aira has 2 means of generating income for our members.
    News₦AP: NewsNaira Affiliate Program - With News₦AP, participants earns ₦1,000 whenever they refer anyone to join NewsNaira Income Program. There is no limit to how many people you can refer.

    News₦ARS: NewsNaira Ad Revenue Sharing - With News₦ARS, participants earns residual income bonus by reading news, commentting on articles, publishing forum posts, daily login to their NewsNaira account, and even sharing assigned sponsored post on social media.

    We share our ads revenue with you weekly when you make NewsNaira community your news and information household.
more