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Lifestyle changes that extend life

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Nothing spectacular, but good to know:

A new study suggests that middle-aged women who followed certain key lifestyle habits had lower risk for death than those who did not.

Researchers led by Robert van Dam, PhD, of Harvard University’s School of Public Health, looked at death risk and five lifestyle factors:

  1. cigarette smoking,
  2. being overweight,
  3. low physical activity,
  4. no light or moderate alcohol use, and
  5. low-quality diet.

More at the link.

Written by Leisureguy

17 September 2008 at 10:26 am

Posted in Daily life, Health, Science

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