топик 10 secrets of centenarians / Долгожители на английском языке

  1. Walk
    Centenarians say walking is the best exercise. Many centenarians were athletic in their younger years.
  2. Be extroverted
    Healthy 100-year-olds will talk your ear off. People with strong social skills typically live longer.
  3. Keep strong ties
    When you are 100, you may be the oldest person you know. A friend can be any age. Centenarians typically have strong family ties.
  4. Eat a colorful plate
    Many centenarians recommend the colorful plate trick. Make sure that you have fruits, vegetables, and grains in every meal.
  5. Learn to cope with stress
    Some people learn coping strategies along the road of life. A stressful situation can teach a person how to manage stress in later years.
  6. Think positive
    Centenarians recommend positive thinking and seeing the good in everything. Surround yourself with shiny, happy people. 7. Drink water You may not need 8 glasses per day, but centenarians say 5 will keep you alive.
  7. Learn something new
    Keep your brain active throughout your lifetime. Centenarians typically like to read and do puzzles .
  8. Get uninterrupted sleep
    Sleep becomes more difficult when you have aches and pains. Those who get 7 hours of straight sleep per night typically live longer.
  9. Volunteer
    Helping others makes you feel good. When you feel good you live longer. Elderly people have plenty of free time to put to good use.


Reading Warm Up Questions:

  1. What is more important, exercise or rest?
  2. Is it healthier to live a quiet life or a busy social life?
  3. What is the “colorful plate trick”? Can you guess?
  4. How much sleep do most people need?
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