30 Apr '16, 3pm
13 Ways Diet and Lifestyle Can Help You Live a Longer Life
Facebook Twitter E-mail Print LinkedIn Pinterest Google+ StumbleUpon Tumblr Reddit Buffer Don’t miss out. Stay Informed. Get Eco Watch’s Top News of the Day. Email Many people think life expectancy is largely determined by genetics. However, it seems that genes play a much smaller role than originally believed. Instead, environmental factors like diet and lifestyle are thought to be the key determinants. Here are 13 things you can do to increase the chances of seeing your 100th birthday: 1. Avoid Overeating The link between calorie intake and longevity currently generates a lot of interest. Research shows that a 10–50 percent reduction in normal calorie intake may increase maximum lifespan—at least in some animal studies (1 ). Studies of human populations renowned for longevity also observe links between low calorie intake, an extended lifespan and a lower likelihood of di...