A healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of illness and death
No smoking habits, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, maintaining healthy blood pressure, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, maintaining normal weight for longer, hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, it seems unlikely that they will develop diseases such as cardiovascular disease and that they will die in early adulthood.
Relationship between lifestyle and lifestyle-related diseases
It is also said to be the biggest obstacle to healthy longevity.
For example, looking at lifestyle-related diseases caused by disordered eating habits, diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hyperuricemia, cardiovascular disease, colon cancer, periodontal disease, etc. are raised. In addition to this, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, speaking in exercise habits obesity, raises hypertension, respiratory diseases and cardiovascular diseases such as lung cancer is smoking, such as liver damage caused by alcohol in drinking porter.
In other words, both are chronic illnesses and have a relatively high mortality rate. Therefore, improving lifestyle habits leads to the prevention of many lifestyle-related diseases, which in turn leads to healthy longevity.
What is the lifestyle of healthy elderly people?
First of all, looking at the smoking situation of 100-longevity people, most of them did not smoke originally, and only 1 to 2% of them still smoke.
Regarding drinking, the percentage of people who originally drank and the percentage of people who are still drinking is higher than that of smokers, and it can be said that 100-longevity people are also drinking.
More than 90% of people eat three meals a day, and less than half of both men and women eat snacks. Looking at the meal contents, 60% of men and 40% of women eat the same food as their families. On the other hand, it can be seen that 30% of men and 40% of women eat “softened meals”, and 10% of women and 0.5% of men eat “liquid foods”.
Looking at the dietary content, it seems that more than 90% of people eat the “staple food” every meal, and many eat vegetables, fish, dairy products, and fruits almost every day. Many people only eat meat once or twice a week.
50% of men and 40% of women with longevity have exercise habits, and most of the 100-longevity people do some kind of exercise almost every day. Although 21% of all 100-longevity people lead independent lives, the degree of independence declined as they got older, and at the age of 105, the degree of independence decreased significantly. However, from this result, it can be seen that there are many people with longevity who are exercising within their own limits.
Regarding rest, 80% of both men and women answered that they slept well, and the average sleep time was 8.9 ± 2.2 hours for men and 9.1 ± 2.1 hours for women, and no significant difference was observed between men and women. In addition, 50 to 60% of both men and women live on time by themselves.
What kind of life did the 100-longevity people, who are currently living a regular life and living a long and healthy life, live in their 70s and 80s when they were about to reach old age?
In terms of exercise, 50% of them are doing some kind of exercises such as walking, fieldwork, and gymnastics, and 40% of them seem to be doing it every day.
In addition, there were many people with longevity who acted vigorously with hobbies, and it seems that many people were motivated to work.
In addition, many people have been careful about their diet since their 40s, and the content is regular three times a day, eating only the eighth minute of the stomach, and eating various ingredients such as green and yellow vegetables, meat, fish, and eggs in a well-balanced manner.
In addition, what the 100-year-olds have been trying to achieve for longevity is to be careful about their diet, lead a regular life, get a good rest, exercise moderately, and spend time with a laid back feeling without being particular about things. It was to go.
It can be seen that many people with longevity have been living their daily lives with an awareness of healthy longevity and paying attention to their lifestyles from the time they approached their old age.