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Secrets of a healthy life

February 25, 2011  by: Justeen  Points: 8   Category: Health  Earning $0.25   Views: 1052

Here are some of the diet secrets of super-centenarians


Super centenarians ate in moderate but adequate amounts and did not binge.They had more high nutrient food. They had meals rich in phyto-chemicals (antioxidants), vitamin B6, B12, folic acid,zinc ,calcium, iron ,chromium,vitamin D, vitamin E and omega-3 fats.

Super centenarians ate good carbohydrates, good fat, high quality proteins and fibres. Their diet included plenty of whole grains, fruits and vegetables. They were largely dependent on fresh, seasonal and locally-grown foods. Their protein sources included fish, soy , legumes like peas and beans, seeds, nuts, fermented milk products, butter milk and fermented foods. They used natural sources of fats like seeds, nuts, olives, fish and cold pressed oils.

Super centenarians included functional foods like barley, oats, soy, garlic, onions, mushrooms, beries, yogurt, olives, flax, nuts,herbs and spices. They included some form of probiotic foods(good bacteris) like kefir(fermented milk) and yogurt.They include prebiotic food (which promote growth of good bacteria) like whole grains, soy, vegetables, fruits and seeds.They had little processed or refined foods, sugars, hydrogenated fats, preservatives and chemicals.

Super centenarians ensured good sleep.They ate in the company of others and they ate in the correct time.They occasionally indulged in confectionary, desserts, sweets and candies. They ate regular meals did not skip breakfasts and had early dinners. They ate smaller, frequent meals. They were physically active all their lives. The thing to remember is that adopting these can fill your later years with vibrancy and vitality.Lead an energetic, young and happy life forever.

Author: rekhas        
Posted Date: 02/27/2011    Points:2    

Nice and interesting. Skipping food , starvation and binging are bad for the health. As you rightly mention, it is important to eat on time, in moderation, have some exercise and lead a healthy lifestyle.

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