5 Ways To Stay Young Forever, Say Experts

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Everyone is looking for anti-aging secrets and tricks. Whether it's vitamins, creams, or snake oils, the allure is there. But the truth is, most of them don't work. Knowing which ones work can save you time, and add years to your life. We asked experts which solutions are worth your time and investment, and here are some tips that experts swear by. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

1

Fish Oil

woman taking fish oil
woman taking fish oil

Fish is rich with Omega 3s, and the WHO recommends eating 1-2 portions of fish per week. However, if this is unrealistic for you, fish oil is a good substitute. According to studies in National Library of Medicine, people who take fish oil have a lower rates of heart disease, increase of good cholesterol, and can lower blood pressure and triglycerides.

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2

Saunas or Steam Rooms

woman in a sauna steam room
woman in a sauna steam room

Next time you're at the gym, head to the sauna. A 2012 study in the Journal of Athletic Training found that going in a sauna can stimulate the effect your body gets when you exercise. The study wrote, "Although still unclear, new evidence suggests that increasing the extracellular HSP72 level in humans might trigger a stress adaptation response that is beneficial."

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3

Liposomal Vitamin C Tablets

Woman taking medication at home
Woman taking medication at home

Vitamin C is good for us, but Liposomal Vitamin C tablets can have an anti-aging effect. A study at Valimenta shows that Liposomal Vitamin C is easier for our body to absorb. It is also able to travel through our bloodstream and into our digestive system. Vitamin C also naturally benefits our skin.

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4

Hempseeds

Heap of dried organic hemp seeds or cannabis plant seeds in spoon with glass of hemp seed oil on wooden backdrop.
Heap of dried organic hemp seeds or cannabis plant seeds in spoon with glass of hemp seed oil on wooden backdrop.

Hempseeds are an anti-aging secret found in the diet of Bama Yo, China residents. A study in Nutrition&Metabolism found that hempseeds contain Vitamin E, Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, amino acids, and essential minerals. Hempseeds also contain argentine, an amino acid that loses fat, builds muscle and muscle metabolism, boosts immunity, and reduces cardiovascular disease.

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5

Sesame Oil

Sesame seeds white black and sesame oil on a old wooden table
Sesame seeds white black and sesame oil on a old wooden table

Using sesame oil on your skin can be extremely beneficial, according to Mayflower Inn&Spa founder and creative director, Lisa Hedley. "First thing every morning, I massage organic sesame oil from the health-food store all over my body," Hedley told Health.com. "Working it in wakes me up and really gets my blood circulating. Plus, the oil hydrates my skin, giving it a healthy glow. Then I jump in the shower—the oil naturally cleans away dead skin cells." Sesame oil might be the next big cosmetology breakthrough. And to get through this pandemic at your healthiest, don't miss these 35 Places You're Most Likely to Catch COVID.