The Hunza Valley is a pristine mountainous region in extreme northern Pakistan. It is rumored to have been the inspiration for Shangri-La in Lost Horizon , a classic novel by James Hilton representing Shangri-La like heaven on Earth.
Life in paradise is not what those of us who live in the West might consider easy, but it is definitely simpler.
The Hunza people live in the rugged land, with a diet consisting mainly of native plants in the area and fruits and vegetables grown; Whole grains grown without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or genetically modified organisms; and small amounts of meat, cheese and yogurt.
The product that is not well cooked but eaten while still crisp. The Hunza usually eat two meals a day :. A great breakfast and dinner at midday after sunset
The Hunza (pronounced hoonzah) lifestyle is an active one. Not many office jobs or cell phones there and the region is totally devoid of disease, violence and crime. You can spend the day tending to daily life: agriculture, animal care, cooking, cleaning, child care, participation in social and sporting events. Hunza children are the most educated in Pakistan. The Hunzas life ‘focus on family and community.
While the unemployment rate is very high in Hunzas about 90%, the people of this region are generally happy and content.
Sociologists have observed Hunza culture to determine, so … why?
- The life expectancy of the average Hunza is 120 years. Some have come to live a little longer than that, to almost 150. That is absolutely unknown in any other part of the world.
- Hunza Many women have children well into their 60s when the average age is 60, which is equivalent to our 40.
- Hunza people have adopted a positive attitude, who lives with and fearless nature. When healthy and not experience fear and anxiety about the basic necessities of life, not much to worry about.
- Fasting is part of the culture of Hunza. One of their main sources of food is apricots; There are more than 50 varieties grown in the valley. It is customary to fast for 2-4 months in spring, apricot juice consumption only dried until apricots are harvested in summer. A ready time, each bit of each apricot eat from seed to skin. Many of them are sun-dried for winter storage. Apricot nutrition is impressive with anti-inflammatory antioxidant carotenoids beta carotene (vitamin A), B complex and vitamins C, iron, magnesium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium and fiber. The apricot seed is in the pit-Hunza people eat the seeds, too (not the hard outer shell). The seeds contain vitamin B17, known to prevent and cure cancer.
- A traditional drink (especially during the time of fasting) is tea made from the herb-smells like oregano tumuru. The extract of this deciduous shrub has been found effective moderator antispasmodic and blood sugar. all parts of the plant are used.. “The bark, fruits and seeds are widely used in the natural system of medicine as a carminative, stomach and anthelmintic The stem has shown hypoglycemic activity in preliminary tests The bark is spicy and used to clean teeth. the fruits and seeds are used as an aromatic tonic in fever and dyspesia. An extract of the fruit is reported to be effective in expelling roundworms. Because of their deodorant, disinfectant and antiseptic properties, fruits are used in dental problems, and their lotion for scabies. the essential oil is said to have antiseptic, disinfectant and deodorizing properties. “
- there is virtually no disease in the valley Hunza.
So if we put all these things together, we can easily see why the Hunza people live so long:
- Virtually zero air pollution, land and water. The water used for cooking, drinking and bathing is snow waters of the Himalayas-without fluorine or chlorine. No pesticides or chemicals used in growing natural foods (not genetically modified). No toxic waste from manufacturing. No harmful chemicals used at home or in the body. Noplastic. No chemtrails there, either.
- Children are physically active, educated and supported. No video games. It notvaccinated against anything and not get seriously ill or suffer neurological damage.
- constant movement and activity is a matter of one day. No television. Mobile phones are not allowed. No sitting on the couch eating potato chips in a cellophane bag.
- all the basic necessities of life are covered and there is no need for more.
- Hunza communities are closely linked, with a constant social interaction without depression or feelings of isolation and alienation, but the support and comfort of family and friends. Socially, there is no violence, no bands, no weapons under the seat.
- The food that is eaten in moderation, taking only what they need. No obesity. No artificial preservatives or colorings flavorings. There are no chemicals at all in their food. No processing that strips nutrition ingredients. Without antibiotics or growth hormones in animal products. No leaching of metals or plastics from refined sugar packaging.No.
lifestyle and environment The Hunzas’ are the opposite of those of the West pole. They live much longer, healthier and more content. Hmmm …