Lifestyle habits that can boost your longevity
It’s no secret that a number of body systems start to decline as you get older. Between aching knees and trouble hearing, aging can seem like a pretty raw deal. But new research is showing that the ravages of age aren’t always as permanent as we assumed them to be. More Food Facts
I always knew food is like medicine. I’m sure you did too. Deepak Chapra said your body is like a pharmacy. Your body heals itself with the right food and lifestyle. Deepak Chopra is a controversial advocate blending eastern way of healing with western medicine. Definitely a debatable subject. There are merits to what he says.
I start my day with a glass of tepid water and fresh lemon juice. I use lemons to boosts the immune system. It is always good for combating stroke, cancer, preventing asthma. A block for diabetis and lemons decreases the risk of obesity and heart disease. Lately, I have started to grate ginger in my morning drink. When I get a headache (seldom) I go straight for my mint tea. I keep mints in my purse too. Yes, it works! Headache is gone.
As you age your digestive system slows down. You can take a digestive aide in pills and capsules or have some dried papaya (or fresh) on hand. When you have a meal take the papaya to get those digestive juices going. Megala’s Kitchen (comment below) reminded me that ginger is good for digestion and nausea. Add ginger to a morning drink and you can be sure you will feel good.