Scientists who study longevity have long wondered about the secret of living longer. They have learned that there is not one secret to a long life. Instead they have zeroed in on nine contributing factors to longevity. They are: keeping physically active, taking time to relax, not overeating, following a plant-based diet, drinking wine moderately, maintaining a sense of purpose, belonging to a faith-based community, having close family ties and staying social.
How many of these are included in your lifestyle?
Scientists have also found that many of these factors will also have a protective effect on your mind.