Longevity can be achieved
through healthier choices.
It’s time to stop blaming “bad” genes
and choose health!
When I use the word longevity I mean more than just a long life. Yes, longevity does mean living a long time — but it means much more. Longevity means:
Time and time again we hear stories about people’s ailments or poor health being blamed on “bad genes” or a family’s having a history of people dying in their 50s. While some traits are certainly hereditary, it’s important that we not believe that we’re bound and destined to get a condition after midlife simply because our relatives did and therefore we believe it to be in our DNA. We can control our longevity!
Having the Right Attitude for the Longevity Lifestyle
The danger in believing that everything is hereditary and genetically predetermined is that it can cause people to give up on attaining optimum health. Through better habits and healthier choices, people can reverse their fortune.
“…I often ask people if they are a product of nature or nurture
and I try to make a point that it’s neither. It’s a product of choice.
You can choose your response to both nature and nurture”
~ Stephen Covey
By living the longevity lifestyle consistently and passionately we can make our genes less bossy in trying to control our destiny!
Blaming your genes is a sad decision that places you in the role of unhealthy victim, when you could be your own hero!
The Deal with Unfortunate Genes
I’m not denying that hereditary disease exists or that people aren’t susceptible to certain health problems. Try to think of it this way: bad genes can make you pre-disposed to a condition but these conditions are often also triggered by environmental factors or diet choices.
Isn’t that a freeing notion? To know you can have a genetic disease but you’ll never get it because of healthy choices you made and new daily habits you’ve implemented?
As an example of the new kind of healthier choices people are making, here’s a short video on the new trend of making and drinking freshly made green smoothies from living raw foods:
Unfortunately, the current standard American diet and lifestyle does not help the nation achieve longer living. But there is a growing movement of people educating themselves and finding out ways to beat allergies, disease and family history though, you’ve guessed it, healthier choices.
We Are the Product of Our Own Life ChoicesWhile the medical community focuses on miracle breakthroughs that will allow future generations to live well beyond 100, we can make positive changes in our own lives that will impact us now and add years to our own lives. That’s why at instantDane.tv we concentrate on what healthier choices we can make to increase our lifespan today. It’s particularly helpful when you can turn healthier choices into daily habits, because once a habit becomes a part of your brain’s wiring and your body’s muscle memory, it becomes easier to stick with.
Healthy Choices you can make:
- ⊙ choose exercise
- ⊙ choose to reduce your sugar intake
- ⊙ choose to eat more vegetables
- ⊙ choose to detoxify with green smoothies
- ⊙ choose to avoid stress through better organization
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