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Sunday, 03 March 2024 1.30 AM IST

Strategies for preserving youth and health amidst lifestyle changes

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Recent lifestyle alterations have raised concerns about early-onset health issues among younger people. Previously associated with adults, lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and high cholesterol are now prevalent among the younger generation due to shifts in diet and daily routines.

Addressing these concerns, experts emphasize several measures to safeguard youth and well-being without relying solely on hospitals or medication. A key focus lies on dietary habits; incorporating a wide range of vitamins from A to E through fruits like strawberries, mulberries, spinach and nutrient-rich foods such as moringa leaves and fish is advocated. Daily consumption of gooseberries is also recommended for enhanced health benefits.

Hydration plays a pivotal role in maintaining good health. It is advised to consume water in accordance with one's body weight while also incorporating probiotic-rich foods like yogurt for cooling effects.

To counter potential health risks, avoiding certain foods becomes crucial. Foods containing flour processed items like packet foods, mayonnaise, and high-sugar content should be limited or eliminated. Additionally, steering clear of reused cooking oil, saturated fats, and excessive sugar intake is advised to promote better health outcomes.

Further lifestyle tips to retain youthfulness encompass prioritizing adequate sleep (approximately eight hours per day), fostering laughter, spending quality time with loved ones and engaging in regular exercise(at least 150 minutes per week), including yoga.

These strategies aim to mitigate the adverse effects of modern lifestyles, emphasizing the importance of dietary choices, healthy habits and positive lifestyle changes to promote youthfulness and overall well-being.

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