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Do you want to stay young and beautiful ? Then check this anti aging secret - Part 1

Hello readers and welcome to our today's edition of fashion and beauty and it promises to be great as usual and even greater today as I bring lots of tips to stay young and beautiful and even prevent anti aging. Happy reading

1. Stop Drinking too Much Coffee

Coffee might be the one thing that helps fuel you through long, tiring days. The only issue? When it comes to aging, it's not doing you any favors.

Caffeine stimulates your adrenals and puts stress on them. Our adrenals hold onto our lifelong essence — it's what our bodies come into the world with — and as we age, we lose our essence. We start getting shorter and our memory and vision starts getting spotty. To keep the adrenals happy, we must support them by reducing caffeine. This will assist. with long-term anti-aging.

2. Take Regular Naps

If you miss out on crucial sleep hours, taking a regular nap is definitely necessary — yes, even as a full-grown adult. A six-year-long study of 24,000 participants found those who caught some Zs occasionally during the day actually kept their hearts healthier. In fact, those who napped three times a week for 30 minutes had a 37 percent lower coronary mortality than those who didn't nap at all.

3. Stop sitting too much.

Sitting around feels oh-so-good, but it's oh-so-bad when it comes to aging. A study published in BMJ Open found sitting less than three hours a day could boost your life expectancy by a whopping two years. Yes, just from getting off your booty whenever possible, whether that's through a standing desk at work or multiple walking breaks during the day to get your body moving.

4. Exercise Near the Water

By now, you've probably heard some of the physiological benefits of water: It increases joint lubrication and immune system function, and even reduces memory loss and fatigue. But there's also some anti-aging benefits simply from exercising in, near, and around the water, too, says Cindy Present, director of fitness, outdoor, and lake activities at any Lake, resort and spa.

"Science is now showing us that your mind becomes more alert and mental energy increases; cortisol and blood pressure levels decrease and our brain waves become more rhythmic and peaceful by simply seeing, being by, in or hearing the water," Present says. "Now, instead of just cooling down after a run, I'm intentional with adding water to my workout by doing my recovery yoga practice to the sound of ocean waves and barefoot: no beach, no water, no problem! My brain doesn't know the difference when my eyes are closed and I'm feeling the ebb as I flow to the sound of water."

5. Stop Picking at Your Skin

Let's be real — picking zits and scabs feels really stinking good. The downfall is messing with your skin not only causes scars and other marks, but also wrinkles due to all the pulling you do trying to pop every last pimple. Let your skin heal on its own — don't rush it.

6. Meditate on the Daily

Meditation isn't bogus: The practice has been scientifically proven to help with everything from better sleep to decreased anxiety, and one of the biggest benefits is less stress — something that can age you like crazy if you let it get the best of you.

I don't think enough emphasis is placed on our stress levels and how it relates to internal disease as well as skin health. Both meditation and relaxing exercises like yoga can have enormous effects on your overall well-being. After all, anti-aging isn't only looking or feeling younger — it also relates to using knowledge acquired with age to keep yourself healthy.

7. Eat Tomatoes to Prevent Wrinkles

What's not to love about tomatoes? They're plump, juicy, taste good in and on everything, and — surprise! — they can even prevent wrinkles.

8. Change Your Pillows.

You know how some people hunch over as they get older? Yeah, you don't want that. One easy way you can help keep your body alignment in check is simply from changing your pillow.

"Finding a pillow that keeps the head in line with the chest and shoulders is important to maintaining good alignment. Down feather pillows offer the least support, while orthopedics pillows are better from a structural perspective, If the pillow is too high when sleeping sideways or on the back, the neck is bent abnormally forward or to the side, causing muscle strain on the back of the neck and shoulders. Conversely, if the height of the pillow is too low, the neck muscles can be strained.

9. Always Wear Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses are a great way to protect your eyes from those seriously harmful rays. Another reason they're crucial, though, is to prevent you from squinting. It might not seem like a big deal, but that repeated facial expression can cause wrinkles around your eyes over time, all from trying to keep the sun out of your eyes.

10. Say No to smoking and good bye to alcohol.

By this point, you know smoking is horrible for your body. Cigarettes are the number one risk factor and are to blame for 80 to 90 percent of lung cancer cases. Aside from cancer, they're also incredibly aging and it won't take long to see those wrinkles start to pop up.

The impact of nicotine is first visible on your skin: It will reduce blood flow to the lower living layer of your skin, or dermis, which will result in asphyxiated skin and less oxygen being delivered. The skin becomes flaky, less resilient to external stresses, and will end up deteriorating from the lack of collagen, leading to crow's feet and saggy skin."

Even though you might enjoy your after-work happy hours, they're only going to hurt your body down the line. Keep it to a minimum — or drop them altogether.

To age gracefully, I always encourage my patients to steer clear of excessive use of toxins like alcohol that increase free radical damage. Make the majority of your diets based on antioxidant-rich foods that supply free radical scavenging phytochemicals, vitamins, and minerals.

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