Wednesday, June 12, 2013

10 Unusual Ways to Live Longer

By Jenny Green / Source:

Just how much do you want to live a long, long life? You're already eating properly (well, most of the time), you keep fit (when you remember) and you don't smoke, having given up successfully many times. What other lengths are you prepared to go to?

In the past, people tried many different methods to promote their longevity, some more pleasant than others. Did you know, for example, that Taoist sexual practices, if performed correctly, are supposed to confer immortality?

Over the centuries humans have tried to live longer by eating such things as rattlesnakes, caterpillar fungus and bee pollen. They've drunk mercury, tea mushroom extract and colostrum, the first milk of new mothers.

Nowadays we know a lot more about strategies that can really work. Here are some of the more unusual ones.

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