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Basic TODOs for longevity

Basic TODOs for longevity

The only proven way to live longer is to live a healthy life:

  • Exercise regularly: moderate exercise,  can actually roll back the clock on your DNA.
  • Fill up your plate with vegetables
  • Get enough sleep: 7-9 hours.
  • Carefully manage your stress
  • Spend time with your loved ones.

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MORE IDEAS FROM Increasing Your Chances of Having a Longer Life

Life expectancy has nearly doubled in the last century

The average baby born in 1900 lived about a half-century. Nowadays, the life expectancy of people in the United States is nearly 79 years on average (81 years for women and 76 years for men).

And in some countries, life expectancy is even longer.

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...of your life expectancy. 

The rest comes from your behaviors, attitudes, environment, and a little bit of luck. 

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Living The Maximum Age
  • Many people live for more than a hundred years, and the maximum recorded age has been of a French woman who lived till 122.
  • The average life expectancy is close to 80 years.
  • New research using computer simulation shows that the maximum lifespan of a human being is 150 years.

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Realistically Optimistic

An optimistic outlook appears to be a kep part of healthy lifestyles. Those who find glasses as half full tend to be happier, healthier, and wealthier people.

A recent study came out suggesting that longevity and optimism is interconnected with each other. Therefore pushing forward that while promoting healthy and resilient ageing by eating healthily and exercising, we must also then promote taking good care of our mental well-being and cultivating psychosocial assets.

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Physical health is more than exercise

When we want to maximize our physical health, we should not only focus on a balanced diet and exercise but also on our social relationships.

Studies, again and again, point to our relationships as a major factor in health. One meta-study found that people with healthy and supportive relationships live longer.

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