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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Monday, May 28, 2018

Harvard Scientists Say These 5 Things Can Prolong Your Life by a Decade

HealthyA promise of adding a full decade onto one's life can be extremely enticing, but the manner is which to earn those extra years could be more difficult than a person may realize. It seems that studies are redundant with suggesting the common five habits: eat healthy, exercise, maintain a healthy weight, don't smoke, and limit alcohol consumption. If a woman is successful in adopting these customs, they could add up to 14 years to their lives and men could add 12 years.

There are ways to help these changes be more conceivable according to the National Institutes of Health. Becoming aware of your bad habits in your daily life and not taking on these challenges solo can heighten your ability to make this a permanent lifestyle transformation.

See Alessandra Malito, Harvard Scientists Say These 5 Things Can Prolong Your Life by a Decade, Market Watch, May 26, 2018.

Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.) for bringing this article to my attention.


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