3 Must-Dos to Stay Young and Healthy

By Caroline Schaefer, Healthy SELF, SELF Magazine | Healthy Living

Want to stay young and sexy, always? SELF's on-call medical expert, Dr. Lodge shared his top three things to do that'll keep you healthy for years to come.

"Run upstairs to use the loo."
Or if you're stuck on one floor, take a stroll around. Being even a bit active, once an hour or so, can slow aging. Breakswill help you avoid losing steam at work, too.

"Eat kale as an appetizer."

Pile up your plate with nutrient-dense noshes first. It will help you steer clear of junk, which makes you feel blah now and increases risk for disease and death later.

"Visualize a beach."

Sit quietly for a few minutes, close your eyes, and imagine your favorite place--you'll feel recharged, and the dip in anxiety will help protect your immunity and heart. No sunscreen needed.

Avocados help fight signs of ageing, and work wonders for your skin and hair. They help lower cholesterol levels, and contain mono-saturated fatty acids that are good for the cardiovascular system.... more 
Avocados help fight signs of ageing, and work wonders for your skin and hair. They help lower cholesterol levels, and contain mono-saturated fatty acids that are good for the cardiovascular system. less 
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Fri 3 Aug, 2012 1:30 PM IST


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