Five secrets to living a decade longer

New research gives tips on living longer

Posted: May 1, 2018 9:52 AM
Updated: Jul 6, 2018 4:00 PM

Researchers at Harvard discovered that if you complete a few simple steps every day you can at least a decade to your life expectancy.

The five steps that can add years on your life are:

1. Don't Smoke.

2. Eat a healthy diet.

3. Exercise every day for a half hour.

4. Drink Moderately.

5. Maintain a normal weight.

The research confirmed that the more healthy behavior you can do, the greater the change in life expectancy.

These healthy habits added an additional 12 years for men--and 14 years for women.

Right now the United States ranks 31st in the world for life expectancy.

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