Dr. Howard Luks Shares the Path to a Healthier Life

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In a world where our medical system primarily focuses on treating diseases, orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Howard Luks asks us to shift our focus towards a future of prevention and vitality. In this informative episode of Living with Sunny podcast, Dr. Luks raises advocates for a transformative shift towards exercise and diet as the cornerstones of a long life well-lived.

He says, "It's not just about living longer; it's about living better. The goal is to expand our health span, ensuring that we age gracefully and actively." Who wants a long life if we cannot relish every moment?

Dr. Luks encourages us to reframe our perspective on exercise. Let's remember that movement isn't a chore; it's the key to a vibrant, fulfilling life. Along with an exercise routine it is essential to keep the momentum up through the day through small steps, like opting for the stairs, to boost your health span.

Our relationship with food plays also plays a pivotal role in our ageing process. Dr. Luks suggests that incorporating high-quality proteins and healthy fats can help us stay fuller for longer, a vital component of a balanced life. Sleep is another crucial factor for our overall well-being. He says, "Every system in our body is affected by our sleep habits. Adequate rest is not a luxury; it's a necessity for longevity."

Another often ignored parameter for longevity is our social wellbeing. Dr. Luks highlights the significance of friendship and human connection. In blue zones, where longevity is remarkable, it is the lifestyle and the joy of sharing time with others that stand out. He says, “We all feel great when we go out with other people." Let's embark on this journey towards longevity and a healthier life, hand in hand with those we care about. A life well lived involves exercise, balanced nutrition, rest, and the bonds that make life truly extraordinary.

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Sunny Gurpreet Singh

Sunny Gurpreet Singh

Entrepreneur and philanthropist bringing wellbeing to the world.
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