Don’t underestimate the power of a healthy lifestyle. After all, it can help you live longer. These five habits can do wonders.
Amidst those long working hours and hectic work schedules, we often tend to ignore healthy lifestyle habits.
Inculcating healthy lifestyle habits in your routine could help you go a long way in enhancing your overall well-being.
A recent study, published in the journal The BMJ, has shed light on the same and found that maintaining five healthy habits may increase years lived free of type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
If you’re wondering what those five healthy lifestyle habits are, check out the list below.
- A healthy diet
- Regular exercise
- Healthy body weight
- Moderate drinking
- No tobacco
“Previous studies found that following a healthy lifestyle improves life expectancy and reduces risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular ailments and cancer. But few studies looked at the effects of lifestyle factors on life expectancy free from such diseases,” said study author Yanping Li from Harvard University in the US.