Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Dr. Samir Sinha shares his top 10 tips on how to live a healthy life

TORONTO Ontario - April 10, 2013 - Mount Sinai Hospital News - While some people search for the elusive “Fountain of Youth,” Mount Sinai Hospital’s Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics and Provincial Lead, Ontario’s Seniors Strategy shares his top10 tips on how to live a long and healthy life.

“Today’s older adults are living longer and better than ever before. What I hear from my patients and our younger generations is their desire to stay active and contribute to society in various ways as they get older.” - Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital and Provincial Lead, Ontario’s Seniors Strategy

Dr. Sinha’s top 10 tips to live a longer and healthier life:

1. Eat breakfast

2. Eat fruits and vegetables daily

3. Keep your weight under control

4. Exercise regularly

5. Don’t smoke

6. Limit your alcohol consumption

7. Establish your own sense of purpose

8. Participate in meaningful social activities regularly

9. Take time to relieve stress

10. Get a good night’s sleep