Researchers have discovered that centenarians tend to share certain traits in how they eat, move about, and deal with stress. The idea? We emulate the behavior, and we might live to see the same results! This article was originally published in US News and includes 11 tips for living longer.
1. Don’t Retire
“Evidence shows that in societies where people stop working abruptly, the incidence of obesity and chronic diseases skyrockets after retirement.” – Luigi Ferruci, Director of The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
2. Floss Every Day
Excess bacteria in the mouth is thought to enter the bloodstream and trigger inflammation in the arteries, a major risk for heart disease.
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