5 Habits Can Add 14 Healthy Years to Your Life

Science confirms the longest living people in the world share commonalities; waking up with purpose, distressing, connection to faith, family is first and have close friendships.

New research shows that you can add 12-14 years to your life with an additional 5 simple habits.

“This study underscores the importance of following healthy lifestyle habits for improving longevity in the U.S. population,” said Frank Hu, chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard Chan School and senior author of the study. “However, adherence to healthy lifestyle habits is very low. Therefore, public policies should put more emphasis on creating healthy food, built, and social environments to support and promote healthy diet and lifestyles.”

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