A lot of us want to live longer. Who doesn’t want to? There are a wide variety of longevity tips from drinking coffee to social connections. Even getting married and having kids is beneficial for longevity.
However, there is no better source of longevity tips from someone living over 100 years old. Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara is a 105-year-old famous Japanese doctor. But prior to his death last July 18, 2017, he was able to share his secrets on how he lived that long.
Although Japan has lost one of its treasures, the legacy of his lifestyle will always be a part of those who are seeking a healthy and long life.
Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara Health and Longevity Tips
In an interview with Judit Kawaguchi of Japan Times, Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara revealed his secrets. Most of us think that one of the keys to longevity is getting a good amount of sleep. However, this is not the case for Dr. Hinohara as he was working 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.
So, what are his secrets? Here are the key principles of his lifestyle that allow him to live that long and healthy.
- Energy comes from within. It comes from feeling good and not just through food and rest.
- Never tire the body with many rules like eating time and bedtime.
- If you want to live long, avoid being overweight.
- Retire late.
Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara Nutrition Plan
His diet is simple and here it is. They’re easy that anyone willing to follow his path can do it. Or, due to its simplicity, most people will easily discard and forget about it.
So, let’s take a look at Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara’s daily nutrition plan.
- A glass of milk
- Some orange juice with a tablespoon of olive oil
- A few cookies
- Doesn’t eat lunch at all he is busy
- A bit of fish and rice twice a week
- 100 grams of lean meat
If you’re struggling to get started an intermittent fasting for health and weight loss, try Dr. Hinohara’s diet plan.
Dr. Hinohara also wrote a book entitled “Living Long, Living Good“ plus among many other titles.
Another 105-Year Old Doctor, and Still Living
Yes, there is another doctor who is 105 years old and still living. Here he is;