According to studies, people tend to eat more if they watch TV at the same time as they eat. Besides, if you have to walk a long distance or even walk downstairs to get to the kitchen from the TV room, the likelihood of frequent and thoughtless snacking is reduced, but even in case of frequent meals in such an environment, physical activity increases.
Sharing food with others is an easy way to become more food conscious. A person eats more slowly in a company, due to which the satiety signal reaches the brain in time, and the risk of overeating is reduced.
Even if it is not possible to purchase a garden plot, one can grow some vegetables and herbs right in the apartment, this allows stay active.
Low furniture and seating areas on the floor are another useful interior change that will help slow down aging. Low sofas, armchairs and chairs will help avoid falls that compromise longevity.
Bathroom is one of the places where people tend to fall most often. To prevent this, it is suggested to lay non-slip mats on the floor, attach handrails to the shower walls, or even put a small bench there if there is enough room for that. The bath is less traumatic than the shower that hinders movement.
Good sleep is the most important factor for longevity. During proper sleep, body recovers, cognitive functions improve, and the risk of some deadly diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, is reduced.
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