Want to live longer?

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Want to live longer?

If the answer is yes, read on to find out the simple life changes that will make you live longer. Want to live longer? Adopt the following 6 changes in your life:

  1. Your toothbrush

Putting your toothbrush in the dishwasher once a week or boiling it in water can kill millions of germs living on an average toothbrush.

  1. Eat yogurt

Eat yogurt every day. A study done at Cambridge University found only eating half a cup of probiotic yogurt five times a week reduces your risk of diabetes by 28 precent. Find out which foods reduce stress.

  1. Blowing your nose

Dr. Owen Hedley, a specialist in infectious diseases, claims blowing your nose through both nostrils can cause a secondary infection due to mucus being pushed back into your sinuses. Instead he recommends, blowing your nose one nostril at a time.

  1. Easy muscle strengthening exercise

Standing up and sitting back down without using your arms to assist you strengthens your stomach and buttocks muscles. No gym necessary.

  1. Turn your air-con on

Dropping your room’s temperature down will help you burn more calories as well as improve your insulin sensitivity. Apparently, your body then sees an increased in ‘healthy’ brown fat, which burns calories and fat, and helps stable blood sugar.

  1. Take the stairs

A two minutes stair climb will burn 21 calories. If you have to visit someone skip the lift and take the stairs, might as well workout while you are at it.

 

 

Tina is a DailyStar senior writer. She graduated from Edith Cowan University. Writing has always been something she enjoyed. Her positive outlook colours every aspect of her life. Her motto -Life’s too short so get living.

When she’s not busy writing, Tina is exploring the city she adores, running in her local Park every day, drinking an absurd amount of coffee, taking care of an adorable pup, kids and traveling.

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