Even at 110 years old, Bernardo Lapallo is as vital as a young man! He is capable of moving around, takes care of himself independently and is still taking care of his mental health too, by by reading books and solving crosswords.
He walks at least 2.5 kilometers in the park or in nature every day, still has its teeth, hair and few wrinkles. Maybe it is genetics into question because as Bernardo says, he comes from a family of long-lived people. His grandmother lived 107 years, his mother 105 and his father 99 years. But, he admits that the best and key tips for longevity had received from his father who was a doctor and herbalist who advised him what to eat in order to stay healthy. In fact it is a lifestyle that should be practiced every day. Consuming fresh fruits and vegetables, lots of water, exercise and enough sleep. Bernardo recommends consuming honey, cinnamon, olive oil and garlic if you want to live longer.
Natural honey is a super food that is rich in antioxidants. It helps the body to fight various diseases. Honey is a natural sweetener and healthy remedy. This ingredient can also be used as a mask for the face and body, improves skin health and maintains a young look.
Besides being a sweet spice, cinnamon can also reduce your blood sugar and cholesterol levels besides relieving inflammation and infections and improving your digestion.
Garlic has been used for lowering high blood pressure and high cholesterol for centuries. This vegetable also prevents heart diseases and acts against cancer. It is due to substance allicin, which gives a special flavor. You will improve your health if you consume it raw.
This is one of the foods that many people have come to adore. Fortunately, it is very healthy and provides many health benefits. Eating in moderation is the key, while over-indulgence may be a treat. The cacao is full of plant-derived flavanols, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory components, and health-boosting ingredients! Stick with the raw and organic kinds or opt for the darkest chocolate without the refined ingredients added.
Rich in beneficial fats that help boost your heart and brain health, olive oil prevents cognitive decline and any risks of cardiovascular disease. It has anti-inflammatory benefits, fights cancer, and more. It can be used internally and externally. In fact, LaPallo claims that his faithful use of olive oil on his skin is what kept it smooth. He rubs some on his skin after his nightly warm showers.