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Study: Healthy habits at the age of 50 increase your life expectancy


A new study issued by Harvard University in the United States revealed that adopting healthy habits maintains better health for those over fifty, stressing that adopting healthy habits can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, by making choices. Healthy lifestyle according to the study published in the journal BMJ.


The study examined a range of lifestyle factors that may increase life expectancy free from major diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

 

Studies have shown that smoking, inactivity, poor diet and excessive alcohol consumption contribute up to 60% of premature deaths and 7.4 to 17.9 years of life expectancy. However, little research has looked at how these factors combine Multiple lifestyles may be linked to a life expectancy free from major diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

 

Lifestyle factors that can make a difference are:

 

- No smoking.

 

Increase physical activity.

 

Maintaining a healthy BMI.

 

Improving the quality of the diet.

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