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Are you looking older than your actual age? Your friends look younger and attractive. Now, no need to feed sad and worry about your appearance, It is the time to evaluate your habits, such as, food habits, sleeping habits, working habits, sexual life and other basic things that are aging you faster than your age. Here are some daily things which make you older than actual age. Some changes in your routine, can make you young and healthy.
Food habits: If, your diet includes such foods, that cause chronic inflammation, then you are doing unfair with your skin. Food, like vegetable oils, margarine, red meats, white bread, or sugary, processed foods cause inflammation in your body which may lead to wrinkle formation. Substitute such food with foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), like flaxseed oil, avocados, salmon, olive oil and flaxs-seeds. These foods will reduce premature growth and make your skin soft and shining.
Consuming excess alcohol & smoking: According to Huffington Post Healthy Living, alcohol, work as a ‘natural diuretic’. So, if you are consuming more alcohol, it means you are more dehydrating your body. Excessive quantities of alcohol in your body may cause rosacea outbreaks and exacerbates fine lines, acne, and wrinkles. If you cannot avoid the alcohol completely, then, reduce the number of packs, automatically, you will notice positive changes in your health and skin. Smoking can lead to loose, saggy skin, not just on your face, but even in your upper arms and breasts too. Excessive smoking may lead to toward heart disease, infertility, bladder cancer, high blood pressure, and of course and lung cancer.
Multitasking behavior: Your busy and hectic schedule may affect your body from inside as well as from outside. Raymond Casciari, MD, chief medical officer of the St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, California, said that, "People think multitasking is good, but you don't actually get anything done-you just create more stress." Studies suggested that, instead of trying to do it all at once, focus on one task and do not jump on another without finishing the first one.
Insufficient sleep: Reducing your sleeping hours may cause several disorders and illness in your body. Insufficient sleep is a big cause of premature growth and wrinkles. Sleeping disorders can cause big-time negative effects on your health, such as weight gain, impaired immune system, decreased focus, sallow skin, and compromised memory. 6-8 hours sleep is mandatory for a healthy adult. Also, be careful while, buying pillows and matrixes. Fransesca Fusco, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical center in New York, said that, "Satin or silk is best, Or buy the softest, highest-thread-count fabric you can find."
Avoiding Exercise: You are following a very hectic schedule and so not have time for exercise and walk. A 30 minutes walk and exercise will refresh and make you energetic. It is not only good for healthy weight, heart, and lungs, but it provides a rejuvenating effect on the skin.