The Model Health Show

You know that diet and exercise play a prominent role in your longevity, but what other factors contribute to long-term human health? If you want to live a long, healthy life, there are a lot of things in your control. Especially if we focus on healthspan (meaning the length of time you’re healthy) certain behaviors and practices are critical.

On today’s show, we’re diving into seven surprising factors that have been scientifically proven to extend the human lifespan. You’ll hear the latest studies on human health and longevity, plus how to implement the most valuable tips into your lifestyle. No matter what your health goals are, you can optimize your habits now to help benefit your future self. 

I hope this episode helps you learn about what makes us thrive and empowers you to enhance your current routines. Working on your long-term health both mentally and physically is a powerful act of self-care. So listen in, take good notes, and implement the tips that resonate with you! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Which Western disease is the number one killer. 
  • The link between sexual activity and death rates. 
  • How sex can trigger neurogenesis and improve cognitive function. 
  • What the most important sexual organ is. 
  • The connection between physical affection and mood.
  • How electrolytes support multiple functions in the body.
  • The relationship between sodium and our neurotransmitters.
  • Why we need to reframe the way we think about sodium and its role in the body.
  • How magnesium can literally make your brain younger. 
  • What one of the biggest nutrient deficiencies in our culture is. 
  • How our electrolyte levels influence mitochondrial health.
  • What telomeres are and how they work. 
  • The difference between salt and sodium.
  • How dietary salt intake actually influences blood pressure long-term. 
  • Why traveling can impact connectedness levels amongst family members.
  • The role that community and connection play in longevity. 
  • Which generation has the highest scores of loneliness. 
  • How social connections impact cognitive function.
  • The link between job satisfaction and psychological distress. 
  • How having a sense of purpose relates to longevity rates.
  • Which mushrooms can impact cell health. 
  • How your microbiome can impact your lifespan.
  • Why you should avoid haphazard antibiotic use.
  • How sugar can harm your microbiome. 

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