How to Live Forever in Ten Easy Steps: Step 1

Welcome to Step 1 of How to Live Forever in Ten Easy Steps:


1) Eat More Antioxidant-Rich Foods
Most fruits and vegetables contain healthy concentrations of antioxidants, but of course leafy green vegetables like spinach, kale, collards and swiss chard are the best examples.

I’ll even go a step further and suggest that you should consider eating more fruits and vegetables than meat in most of your meals. Let these antioxidant-rich foods be the foundation of your diet.

After you spend a few weeks, or even a few days, with foods like this being the bulk (no pun intended) of what you eat, you will find some profound changes occur in your body. You'll feel better, you'll have more energy and you’ll be lighter on your feet.

Better still, in the long run you’ll dramatically reduce your risk of colon cancer (and other cancers as well), and you’ll lower your cholesterol, blood pressure and overall risk of cardiovascular ailments. You'll even see better, as diets rich in antioxidants reduce the risk and severity of age-related vision problems like macular degeneration and cataracts.

Moreover, the beauty of foods like fruits and vegetables is that it takes almost as much energy to eat and digest them as you actually get by eating them. Result: very few net ingested calories. You can basically eat lettuce or green beans until you’re green in the face and you'll never gain weight.

Next: Step 2: Go Only Partially Vegetarian

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