100-Year-Old Signs

Imagine: The 20th century had the highest increase in life expectancy in 5,000 years. 

From 1990 to 2000, the number of centenarians grew 51%. How to explain these jumps? 

Advances in health, education, disease prevention, & treatments make sense. 

Unimportant behaviours or past events can affect how long & well you live. If you like sweating, you're in luck. 

Physical activity improves longevity & reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, & other diseases. 

As you age, you lose muscle mass, but exercise helps you grow muscle & maintain a healthy weight. 

National Institute on Aging study: Women who are overly round in the midsection die 20% sooner, even if their BMI is acceptable. 

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