Scientifically proven: the habits you lay the Basis for long life – Video

A long-term study evaluates since already 15 years, data from the elderly – all at the age of 90 . You want to explore the factors for a long life. From the results conclusions can be drawn, each to his life and perhaps also the old age can achieve.

From whom you could learn the secret to a long, happy life better than by the Elders of our society? Therefore, a scientist has looked at the team around Claudia Kawas of the University of California in Irvine, it is exactly this Generation in more detail.

Some of the results of its investigation, “The 90 Study” the researchers noted at the annual conference of the “American Association for the Advancement of Science”.

45 minutes of exercise a day have a positive effect

As suspected sports has a positive effect on the durability: 45 minutes the sports of the day were, according to the researchers the Optimum. Longer it must be. Three hours of the day should not therefore be better for a long life than the 45 minutes.

Even life may be Overweight, extending the act – at a certain age

A normal weight is probably not so desirable. The study shows that people who were in their 70s years of life, overweight, live longer than participants in the Normal – or too little-weight. However, the better the physical condition also applies: to fall ill, the lower the risk of dementia.

Two cups of coffee per day are absolutely okay

Good news, there are also alcohol and coffee lovers: Both of these drinks can prolong the life if you to be enjoyed in moderation. The researchers recommend a maximum of two glasses of alcohol and two cups of coffee a day.

“The 90 Study” launched the project as a long-time in 2003. So far, more than 1600 people took part on it already. This requires a minimum age of 90 years. In addition to diets, activities and health history of a number of other factors to be examined every six months and evaluated.

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