If someone tells you he’s 100 years old, you’re thinking immediately that it is a person who has a lot of pills beside the bed and shaky health.
Is it possible for a man to be 110 years old and do not take any kind of medicine? More than that, to eat only vegetables, fruits, olive oil, honey, walnuts, cinnamon, garlic, and chocolate?
Is it possible that all that we need to be healthy is only raw fruits, nuts and maybe a barley soup?
In August this year, Bernardo will reach the age of 111 years and still has no problem to go 2 km on foot and to receive phone calls from people all over the world, people who are curious to learn how successful he is and how they could improve their lives.
An appreciated writer and a model to follow, Bernardo has a life so plain that you don’t need a cookbook or a health guide to follow. Here below, in a few words, the fountain of youth is composed of foods that you can include in your life every day to ensure that both body, mind and your spirit to flourish.
Extra Virgin Organic Olive Oil: Used as a lotion, used in salads as a dressing; known for its effects to lower the risk of colon cancer and heart disease.
Raw Cocoa Beans: Reduce stress, struggle with depression, lower arterial pressure and cholesterol levels.
Organic Garlic: For common colds and coughs, natural antibiotic, digestive problems.
Organic Cinnamon: Antibacterial, reduces the risk of cancer and stabilize blood sugar (prevents diabetes)
Organic Honey: Good for weight loss, purely natural energy, antioxidant, antibacterial properties.
Juices from organic fruits and vegetables. A decent Juicer doesn’t cost more than 100 dollars.
For those not too familiar with juices from fruits and vegetables, try these two tasty recipes:
Apple (granny smith)
The secret is that the more simple you live the better. You don’t need a whole health book with different ideas and types of menu to introduce in your life so that your body can benefit and feel and look good. In fact, all you need is your creativity and lots of research so that you can take good care of yourself and refill your body with all the necessary nutrients that you need.
You definitely can feel and look younger if you persist and follow your heart. Just keep going, even if you need to take a break or have a cheat meal once in a while.
Listen to your body, take it slow, not everybody functions the same, but we all can achieve the same results sooner or later.
Updated: 18 April 2019