Hunza people get to live up to 120 years. Are you intrigued to learn their lifestyle habits?

Apr 09, 2018
12:14 A.M.
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These people have an incredible longevity which is caused by the extremely healthy lifestyle they live. 


The Hunza people originate from two regions of a mountainous valley in Pakistan, and many of them have lived for over a century. 

As reported by Shared, some of the Hunza people have lived to between the ages of 120 and 150 years old, and many of the women have borne children up to the age of 65. 

These people are also educated, with a literacy rate of 95%, and everyone achieving a high school diploma. 

But their lifestyle is not all about education and achieving the highest possible qualification. Instead, these people focus on the entire entity of the human being. 


The Hunza people are manual laborers who work hard in the fields all day. But these are their own fields, not those of a farmer who will reap the benefits of what they are sowing. 

They grow all their own produce, rich in plenty of nutrients because they live in a clean and pure environment. They avoid processed foods, and know nothing of cancer. 


Instead they consume raw vegetables and fruits, such as apricots, cherries, spinach, lettuce, apples, potatoes, squash, blackberries, peaches, pears, turnips, and peas. 

While they are not strictly vegetarian, they rarely eat meat, and when they do, it's mostly chicken to be found on the plate. They prefer to eat cheese and drink milk to get their protein. 

They also enjoy yoghurt, as it is a natural way to optimize the intestinal flora. 

The Hunzas have also created their own type of bread, known as chapatti, which is consumed along with every meal. It is rich in vitamin E. Other grains on the menu are millet, wheat, barley, and buckwheat. 


Their diet is also rich in nuts, such as walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, and beechnuts. 

The lessons to be taken from the lifestyle of the Hanza people are plenty. Processed food should be avoided, and where possible only self-grown food should be eaten. 


Being active is an incredibly important part of life, and should become part of everyone's daily routine. 

Stress is another thing that the Hanzas avoid with their lifestyle. It is best to avoid any kind of stress, as it can be both mentally and physically draining, and can cause any number of health issues that can shorten life. 

While not at the top of the academic totem pole, the Hanzas still believe in educating oneself, as stimulating the brain is very important to staying healthy. 

These people also surround themselves only with those who have a positive influence on their lives and giving off good vibes. Their simple philosophy around relationships is that they should be avoided unless they are positive.