There are many healthy habits that can be done to make someone live a long life. However, there are also some bad habits that must be avoided immediately so that your lifespan is not shortened.
Some of these healthy habits are regular exercise, eating nutritious food, getting enough sleep and many more. Then, what about bad habits that should be avoided immediately? Come on, check it out!
1. Consuming Processed Foods
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Consuming too much processed food turns out to be one of the causes of a person’s short life. Processed foods contain lots of sodium, saturated fat, high sugar and little fiber. Reporting from Very Well Health, consuming lots of processed foods can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cancer and diabetes.
2. Playing with gadgets for too long
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Our daily work may be difficult to escape from gadgets. However, Beauties can try to reduce the duration of gadget use in a day. The reason is, this is a bad habit that can shorten life.
Eye health conditions will be disturbed, not to mention the body being forced to remain alert. So, instead, Beauties can occasionally alternate it with outdoor activities such as walking, sports or other activities.
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Smoking is a habit that is difficult to break for many people. In fact, as reported by the National Institute of Health, cigarette use is the most preventable cause of death. Smoking too often is also one of the factors that will reduce lifespan by 10 years.
4. Sitting Too Long
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For office workers, sitting is something they definitely do every day. In fact, according to research from Harvard, sitting for more than three hours a day can reduce life expectancy by two years.
To prevent this, after sitting for too long Beauties can exercise such as walking fast or moving little by little.
5. Holding a grudge
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Who would have thought that holding grudges would be one of the causes of shortening life?
Revenge is an emotional reaction that is difficult to control. This ultimately causes an increase in the hormone cortisol or stress in a person. Stress itself is very bad for heart health, metabolism and the rest of the body’s immune system.
These are some bad habits that should be avoided in order to have a long life. Hopefully this is useful, Beauties!
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