Eating for Longevity

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vegetarian-810879_960_720Five best foods for your health and longevity

There is no magic potion for longevity, but balanced meal is essential for a healthy and long life. Introducing five foods for a long, healthy life of yours.

Vegetable:
It’s not a secret that vegetable is good for a healthy diet. Try to eat five different vegetables and fruits a day. It will prevent heart disease, cancer, and stroke. Remember: when it comes to eating vegetable, the more the better.

Yogurt:
Yogurt has an ample amount of probiotics that will boost your immune system. In order to prevent consuming too much fat, eat a low-fat or a non-fat yogurt every day.

Fish:
Fish, especially salmons that are full of omega 3 fatty acids, reduces the rate of infection.

Nuts:
Different kinds of nuts, including walnuts and pistachios prevent heart disease. However, do not exceed one fistful of them since they contain much fat.

Whole grain:
According to the studies of U.S. National Cancer Institute, diet with ample amount of fibers is much helpful for longevity. Whole grains, fruits, and vegetables are good sources of fiber.

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Translated by Heewon Kim