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10 Weeks to a Younger You

 

10 Weeks to A Younger You
July 18, 2012 
written by contributing author, Jeff Behar
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Who does not want to look younger than their chronological age as the age?

The following anti aging protocol can help you start reversing the signs of aging in as little as 10 weeks!

Anti-aging Protocol – 10 Weeks to A Younger You!
It’s Simple – Do step 1 on week 1; step 1 and 2 on week 2; step 1, 2 and 3 on week 3 and so on…..

Increase your sleep by 10%. You know when you are getting enough rest when you wake up spontaneously without an alarm clock.Sleep deprivation is the number one and most the frequently overlook cause of premature aging. It is important to sleep in total darkness. Having enough sleep is an integral part of a comprehensive anti-aging program.

Reduce your stress by 50%. Stress kills. It elevates blood pressure, risk of heart attack  an cortisol, a pro-aging hormone. The risk of irregular heart beat also goes up substantially. Develop a personal stress release plan like meditation, deep breathing exercises, tai chi, yoga, music appreciation, shopping, or a warm bath.

Increase pure filtered water consumption by 60%. Most of us are dehydrated and not aware. Bottled water is the next best. Avoid tap water. Start the morning with 2 full glasses of warm water detoxify your body. Limit your anti-aging fluid to water and carry a water bottle around with you during the day. Many are not aware that one of the most common cause of high blood pressure and gastric pain is dehydration.

Increase your internal release of growth hormone. Increase your growth hormone levels 20% by strength training of your large muscle groups ( back, chest, and thigh) 3 times a week , 15 minutes each time and intensive aerobics exercise 30 minutes a day every day. You can break down your exercises into blocks of 10 minutes each. Addition benefits includes enhanced cardiovascular health , prevention of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, delay onset of Alzheimher’s Disease, wrinkles, menopause and andropause.

Reduce refined sugar, rice, wheat, and corn products by 90%. These are all high glycemic index food. Sugar is a socially acceptable addiction and the number one cause of degenerative diseases associated with aging, including obesity, diabetes, cancer, and atherosclerosis. Protect your cells against free radicals 100% of the time by taking in optimum amount of age essential supplements far higher than the RDA. Key age essential nutrients include beta-carotene, vitamin C , E, selenium, magnesium, chromium, and herbs. Avoid iron.

Cut down calorie intake by 30%. Eat a modified Mediterranean diet to 70% full with each meal, and take desserts only at lunch. Avoid low fat diets. Your body automatically readjust itself to a lower rate of metabolism and become more efficient in its use of energy as you eat less. You will find more energy after the adjustment period. In addition, growth hormone release is increased with calorie restriction. Increase your green leafy vegetables intake by 40%. At least 10-15 servings a day .They are high in fibers, minerals, antioxidants and low in calories. They also boost the immune system and prevent cancer, the number one killer. Stay with vegetables that are grown above the ground such as Broccoli and tomato and avoid underground vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, and yams.

Reduce fruit juice by 70%. Fruit juice contains little to no fiber. Fructose from the juice increases sugar, triglyceride , and contribute to artheroscleroses, sugar intolerance( Syndrome X) , and diabetes . Avoid milk, coffee and tea as much as possible. Reduce trans fat intake by 80%. Trans-fat is commonly found in shortening used to make French fries and commercially prepared fast foods and cookies. It is the number one cause of cardiovascular disease. Stay with monounsaturated fat such as olive oil . Butter is better than margarine. Moderate consumption of saturated fat (30% of diet) from meat or consuming 1 egg a day will not cause a marked increase blood cholesterol level, but taking trans-fat will.

About Jeff Behar (2 Posts)

Jeff Behar, MS, MBA is a well known author, champion natural bodybuilder, is a recognized health, fitness and nutrition expert, personal trainer, and life coach with over 30 years of experience in the health, fitness, disease prevention, nutrition, and anti aging fields. As a recognized health, fitness and nutrition expert, Jeff Behar has been featured on several radio shows, TV, and featured in popular bodybuilding publications such as Flex and Ironman. Jeff's work has appeared all across the web, in books, and in peer reviewed scientific journals. Jeff Behar is also the founder of the very popular www.MuscleMagFitness.com and www.MyBesthealthPortal.com health and wellness information websites


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