Tips and Tutorials-This Is Why Japanese Women Never Get Fat And Live The Longest
Do you know that more than 50% of the Japanese population live into their 90’s? a study has concluded that the Asians as a nation have one of the world’s highest average life expectancy, estimated at about 83,7 years.
As a simple comparation, Russians average lifespan is 68,7.
Another interesting fact, according to the writings in the Guinness World Record’s Book is that 5 out of the 15 oldest people ever recorded were actually Japanese. Amazing, right?
Here are few of the secrets that promote a healthier lifestyle, practiced by the Asian nation.
Squatting toilets are an older version of toilets, that are common for Japan. Until very recently, most of the public toilets in the country were like this. It is believed that going in the toilet in a squatting toilet takes less straining and lowers the tension in both the heart and the bowel movements.
Though new toilets are fancier and smell better, they can result in constipation, IBS, hemorrhoids and even colon cancer. Though you don’t have them at your home, you can easily achieve the effect — just take a footstool and get it in front of your toilet seat.
The food in Japan and the portions are usually served on smaller plates than the ones we usually use. This can prevent overeating and overburdening the gut. Japan has one of the lowest obesity rates throughout the whole world! This naturally prevents heart attacks and strokes, high cholesterol and many other illnesses associated with this medical condition.
Less sitting down
Did you know that every single school in Japan has morning group exercise, also known under the name of raijo taiso. Also, most of the individuals in Japan use a bike to go to work or to get around, instead of choosing the train or a car. Studies have shown a link between more sitting and a higher probability of earlier death. ….