The secret to grow younger and look younger.
In ancient Greek stories, the immortal gods fed on ambrosia and drank nectar(Ambrosia was said to come from the horn of a magical goat named Amalthea, the foster-mother of Zeus) – delicacies both too rich and too insubstantial for flesh and blood mortals. But metamorphoses could occur, and when mortals like Heracles became gods and went on a regular diet of ambrosia and nectar, their red blood changed to gold ichor.
In the 8th century, King Charlemagne believed so strongly in the health benefits of flaxseed that he passed laws requiring his subjects to consume it.
In The Odyssey, Odysseus is offered a choice: stay on a resort-quality island with a beautiful goddess, eating ambrosia and drinking nectar with her forever, or plunge once more into the thunderous, wine dark waves, endure more pain and suffering and face at best a future in which he and his for now beautiful wife will grow old and eventually die. We know the choice he made. But that was Odysseus, long ago. Our choice, approaching, may not be as clear.
Late in the year 2000 ABC News Prime Time Live sent reporter Connie Chung to a small
village about two hours outside of Tokyo know as Yuzurihara, “the village of long life’’
His report drew widespread interest. His report showed that of 990 villages and towns surveyed by the world health organization in Japan, there were ten times more people
living beyond the age of 85 in Yuzurihara than anywhere in North America. But longevity
alone was not what attracted ABC News to Yuzurihara
aged villagers had smooth skin, flexible joints, thick hair and few needed reading glasses. Many older residents of Yuzurihara were still farming their fields into their 80s. these people defied
their calendar age. Dr. Toyosuke Komori, the town doctor who wrote five books about Yuzurihara in the 1970s and 80s, noted there had never been a case of skin cancer
in the village. He attributed the youthful aging of these people to a low-iron, sticky vegetable-based diet. also attributed the youthful appearance of these villagers to a molecule called hyaluronic acid.
Imagine hyaluronic acid as the new ambrosia and Nectar drank
(HA), the water-gelling molecule of
the human body. When the human body is young, HA
is abundant, cushioning joints and nerves and filling space in between
cells in the connective tissue. With advancing age HA production by
fibroblast cells dissipates and humans essentially shrivel up, dry out, and begin to look old. the skin wrinkles, the eye and brain shrink, the joint spaces narrow, bone begins to rub on bone, the hair thins, and humans begin to look old.
In Yuzurihara, The Village of Long Life, This process is reverse their secret lies in their loyalty to their traditional dishes that contains tons of hyaluronic acid. In Yuzurihara you will easily mistake the hand of a 80 year old man to that of a 18 year old boy.
Moving on to Zoroastrian and Vedic mythologies, we can see reference to a special drink consumed by the gods, known as Soma and Haoma respectively. This special drink was prepared by extracting the juices from the stalks of certain plants, which are unknown to us today. Drinking Soma and Haoma would give immortality. Idra, the leader of the Devas, and the God Agni, are mentioned in the Rig Veda to have been drinking large quantities of the immortal drink.
Today living young and long is not more a more just google food rich in hyaluronic acid and you’ll experience the life of some of these mythical gods in reality.
Please share with that special one you’ll love to see looking young every day
“We only have one life, make the most of it now”
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