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105 year old Japanese doctor on how to live a long and healthy life [VIDEO]

Good health is not just the total absence of disease or illness, it is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. This means eating a balanced diet, getting regular exercise, having safe coitus, avoiding cigarette or tobacco and drugs and getting plenty of rest is the foundation of every healthy life. But there are more to these than only the aforementioned.

Japanese Doctor; Dr Hinohara has mentioned some of the things one can do to have a long and healthy life. Here are some of the things he mentioned.

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Dr Shigeaki Hinohara practiced what he preached;

  1. Retire late (very late) 

If you must retire, wait as long as possible. The Japanese doctor retired a weeks before his death in July. 

2. Watch your weight 

Hinohara only ate one meal a day. Dinner consisted of fish and vegetables and meat twice a week 

3. Have fun

Hinohara believed fun can distract you from pain. Too many rules can tire the body. 

4. Share what you know 

Hinohara believed life was all about contributions. He loved helping and sharing knowledge.

5. Don’t worry about material possessions

You can’t take them with you 

6. Take the stairs 

Hinohara took two at a time to keep his muscles moving.

Video credit: @valarAfshar on twitter

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