Cologne: long-term study proves: if you keep 5 things, live 10 years longer

A canadian 82, a Australians is 82 years and the French are even 83 years. Compared to other industrialized countries, lower life expectancy of Americans has caused US researchers to the Plan: What the others are doing differently or maybe even better?

Health data will be evaluated for long-term study

In a long-term study, researchers at the US University, “the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health analyzed” the data from 78.865 women and 44.354 men for a period of 34 or 27 years. In particular, five factors were important to you, can have a positive effect on our life expectancy.

Waiver of cigarette consumption

Not Overweight

Daily for at least 30 minutes of Sport

Little to no alcohol

A Healthy Diet

The cheapest way to a healthy lifestyle had an impact on life expectancy: people who don’t smoke, not Overweight, and ideally have a Body Mass Index between 18.5 and 24.9, a day at least 30 minutes of sports (moderate to intense movement) and only a little alcohol to drink. Little alcohol, the researchers defined in the study, with around 200 cl in women, and the double, i.e. a maximum of 400 cl in men. Just as important: a healthy diet.

Women with a healthy life of 14 years are living longer

Women over the age of 50 years, who has taken none of these factors had an average life expectancy of 79 years and men 75.5 years. Those among the study participants, who had all five factors in the long term, in your everyday life, had years have a significantly higher life expectancy: women live on average until the age of 93,1 years, men 87,6.

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So that women can with a healthy lifestyle can increase life expectancy by 14 years, men to twelve years, compared to those who implemented any of the factors in your life.(sar)

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