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The Secret of Longevity of Japanese People

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Secret of Longevity of Japanese People

Many people dream about longevity, especially the older people. But, broken by diseases, they may not always orientate in the flow of information and really help themselves.

Fish is the main medicine

We all know about the longevity of Japanese people. But what is the secret of this longevity?

Why for decades Japan has remained the country of long-living people, despite the fact that it is one of the major industrial powers, with not the best ecology? Besides, Japanese people spend a lot of time working. Their working day lasts about 10 hours.

This longevity of Japanese people Ministry of Health explains that people have less often such disease as atherosclerosis, which leads to such serious diseases of the cardiovascular system as heart attack and stroke.

Studies have shown that fish helps a lot to save Japanese from these terrible diseases. Japanese cuisine traditionally consists mainly of seafood.

But the most important is that this fish is consumed in its raw form, and is not subjected to heat treatment. That’s why this food has omega-3 fatty acids that protect our arteries from atherosclerosis. In addition, omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of breast cancer and colon cancer.

Other sources of omega-3 fatty acids

A good source of omega-3 fatty acids are seeds of flax, soybean oil, walnuts as well as chicken eggs. Omega-3 fatty acids in small amounts are also found in spinach, broccoli which contains many vitamins and is regarded as a healing vegetable.

As to the fruits the most useful in this case are lemons, pomegranates, plums. Your daily diet should contain a minimum of 25 oz of raw vegetables and fruits, among which there must be cabbage, carrots, beets. Pay attention to the sugar intake – no more than 2.5 oz per day. You should also eat less white bread.

And the last but not least… you should remember that omega-3 fatty acids are ruined when a product is kept in a room temperature, that’s why keep your food in fridge all the time.

Eat healthy and live a long and happy life!

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