Navigation Links
Change In Lifestyle Could Increase Life Expectancy

A change in lifestyle could go a long way in increasing the life expectancy of a person. Making some small changes in life like quitting smoking,// exercising more and eating better could increase your life expectancy by 11 to 12 years, says a study.

Researchers led by Professor Kay-Tee Khaw studied 25,663 men and women aged between 45 and 79 years from 1993 onwards in Norfolk and found small lifestyle changes could have a significant impact on how long you live, reported the online edition of BBC news.

The study that looked into their diet, environment, lifestyle and health asked participants to regularly fill questionnaires about these and had periodic check-ups from nurses.

Results from the study showed eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day can give you the life expectancy of someone three years younger.

Not smoking can turn the clock back by four to five years.

Even increasing exercise by a moderate amount can take up to three years off. But the amount of exercise someone would need to do to achieve that depends on his or her job.

An office worker would need to do one hour of exercise, such as swimming or jogging, every day, while a person with a moderately active job, such as a hairdresser, would need 30 minutes exercise a day.

People with active jobs, including nurses and bricklayers, do not need to do any extra exercise - as their work is strenuous enough.

"Many of us find it difficult to change our usual lifestyle," said Khaw.

"However, there is increasing evidence that even relatively small changes can make a big difference to our health and well being," he added.

--Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging
2. Change in walking might indicate Dementia
3. Change in weight not a risk in healthy men
4. Changes in cabin pressure pose risks for moms-to-be
5. Dietary Changes Could Reduce The Risk for Stroke
6. Link Between High Blood Sugar And Behavioral Changes
7. Improving Lighting Could Bring About A Change In Alzheimers Patients
8. Specific Changes In A Particular Gene Found To Increase The Risk of Alzheimer’s Diseas
9. Impotence Drugs Ordered by FDA to have Label Change
10. Ultrasounds To Detect Changes In Heart Motions
11. Change In Diet May Slow The Progression Of Prostate Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... The Masters of Science in Healthcare ... with decades of experience who remain current practitioners in the field. With the ... is a renewed demand for versatile, data-driven leadership.The American University’s MS in Healthcare ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... METTLER TOLEDO has announced the availability ... Simple PAT Tools . , Crystallization is a common step used ... Chemists now spend more time developing better intermediate and final crystallization steps. ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... Old School Labs™, makers ... Mr. Olympia Classic Physique bodybuilder Breon Ansley to its growing team of brand ambassadors. ... bodybuilder in 2012 and in less than a year was able to turn professional, ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... “Crossing the Bar”: a moving ... a woman’s life. “Crossing the Bar” is the creation of published author, Charlotte Hotte, ... , Charlotte, who credits the inspiration of the book to her sister, Denise, wishes ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... Valentine’s Day is a time when many people celebrate romance ... those who may be looking for the ideal present, Atlanta-based Perimeter Plastic Surgery ... additional $25 free. Or, spend $200 and get $50 free. , “A lot of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... -- The global  anxiety disorders and depression treatment market  is expected ... of depression worldwide is anticipated to drive the market growth in the coming ... for antidepressants in the recent years. Continue Reading ... ... ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... , Jan 23, 2017 NeuroVive Pharmaceutical ... has signed a preclinical collaboration agreement with the Children,s Hospital ... J. Falk , M.D., a US key opinion leader in ... ... will evaluate compounds from NeuroVive,s research program, NVP015, in certain ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the ... Type of Test (Tumor, Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology, Esoteric), By Type ... (Tuberculosis, Influenza, Cancer, HIV/AIDS etc.), Forecast to 2022" report ... ... market segments, especially clinical lab testing, which has evolved as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: