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TWIW 50: Healthy lifestyle adds 10 disease free years
24, Feb, 2020
This Week In Wellness a healthy lifestyle leads to a life that is free of chronic illness including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer for longer.
Using data from the Nurses Health Study and the Health Professionals follow up study this paper in the British Journal of Medicine was able to confirm that never smoking, maintaining a healthy body weight, moderate to vigorous physical activity, moderate alcohol intake and a quality diet were able to add up to 10 years of chronic disease free life as well as increasing life expectancy if they exhibited 4 or 5 of these healthy lifestyle factors.
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