China is a repository of wisdom and secrets that can help you live a long and healthy life. Sometimes just gray hair can be an indication of real age. Of course, good cosmetics can help you look fresher, but it’s also important to support your body from within.

W admire beautiful Asians and would like to share with you some more secrets that help young people to be timeless.

Have a vegan day each week

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The Chinese often surprise us with the way they manage to stay and look young. Actress Xu Qing, 53, looks no older than 30. The Chinese definitely know some secrets.

Traditional Chinese medicine suggests that one of the most important things in beauty and youth is detoxification. In addition to eating fresh food and avoiding bad habits, she says having at least one vegan day a week can go a long way.

Don’t add salt to rice

Salt may be a key factor in allergic immune reactions, the researchers say. Something as small as reducing sodium intake can slow down aging. The Chinese do not add salt when cooking rice.

Drink lotus leaf tea


Lotus leaf tea can be served both hot and cold. It has many benefits like promoting urination, losing weight, and helping with stomach problems. It is especially recommended for those people who gain weight from the consumption of fatty and fatty foods.

Experts suggest drinking three to four cups of lotus leaf tea every day on an empty stomach.

Practice Tai chi

Experts say that Tai Chi can decrease stress, anxiety, and depression and increase energy, endurance, and flexibility. It can be a good substitute for yoga because it is also mindful. Just 10 minutes a day is enough to benefit from Tai chi.

Use a mung bean face mask

If you’ve never heard of the usefulness of mung beans, here’s another ancient Chinese secret. Simply grind them into a paste and apply it to your skin. It is very helpful in curing acne and clearing it.

Apply a turmeric mask

A more effective mask is turmeric. It can help treat certain skin conditions on the face. You can buy it at a pharmacy or make a face mask by adding yogurt or honey to it. Consult your doctor to avoid allergies and irritations.

Additionally, this product is a good source of vitamin D, packed with minerals, and contains low calories and antioxidants that are so important in keeping your body young.

Which tip would you like to try first? Do you have a hard time going a day without meat?

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