The healthy lifestyle factors associated with longer life expectancy in this study were
- A healthy diet
- Maintaining a body mass index of 18.5 to 24.9 kg/m2
- 30 minutes or more a day of moderate/vigorous physical activity
- Light alcohol intake
- Never smoking
A large study published in 2018 showed that people who adopt five specific healthy lifestyle factors add 12-14 years to their life expectancy. Most readers of Life Extension Magazine are even more vigilant in proactively taking steps to increase their healthy longevity.