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5 habits for extra 10 years to live, revealed in new Harvard study


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Having proper diet, exercise, ideal body weight, being non-smoker and moderate-drinker.

These habits/traits, key to delaying type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.

Females who maintained all 5 habits by age 50 could live to 84 years, 4 months.

Males could delay the deterioration until 81 years, 6 months.

Findings of the study highlighted the importance of health prevention.

Data examined from two longitudinal studies with >110,000 , for 34 years.

Research by Harvard Chan School, published in Circulation.

Change of lifestyle for extending healthspan, the earlier the better

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Scientific Journal providing information about cardiovascular health and diesases.

Frank B. Hu

Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Medicine at Harvard University.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Education of new generations of global health leaders.

Harvard University

Private Ivy League research university in Massachusetts

Yanping Li

Senior Research Scientist, Department of Nutrition, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health