What would it take to live to 100-in good health? That compelling question was the topic of at a research conference I recently attended at Tufts University in Boston. This meeting brought together heavy-hitters from every corner of medical research-cardiovascular medicine, endocrinology, nutrition, obesity management, experimental genetics, sleep research, and more.
At the close of the conference, after two days of research presentations on every aspect of the aging process, the panelists were asked to consider: What are the top five things we should do if we want to live well to 100?
You might be surprised at the answers. It's not about expensive medical interventions, drugs, or futuristic technology. According to the best available research, it all comes down to a few simple habits-things we all can do. Unfortunately, although they are willing to spend billions of dollars on health products, Americans seem to be unwilling to do the simple things that will keep them healthy.
In the market for a New Year's Health Resolution? Here are the five that will give you the biggest bang for your buck.
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