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How to Live Longer

What Your Personality Says About How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.03.2014 | Science

What does your personality say about your health? More than you might think. And according to new research, what your friends say about your personali...

Want To Extend Your Life By Two Years? Then You Should Have This

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.06.2014 | Fifty

Do you feel in control of your life and that what you do matters? It could play a role in how long you live. A study led by researchers at the Uni...

Want To Live Longer? Here's What You Need To Eat

Bradley J. Willcox, MD, MSc | Posted 11.03.2014 | Hawaii
Bradley J. Willcox, MD, MSc

The right food can be a prophylaxis that can actually thwart illness. The Okinawan people -- who are the longest lived people in the world -- use the term nuchi gusui, which literally means "food is medicine." But modern medicine is just beginning to understand the biochemistry behind the concept of food as medicine.

Study Of Special Mice Points To Surprising Life-Extension Strategy

| Jasmin Fox-Skelly | Posted 05.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have found a way to beat back the hands of time and fight the ravages of old age, at least in mice. A new study finds that mice bred witho...

Young Or Old, THIS Is The Key To Living Longer

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

What's the key to long life? Is it clean living? Lots of exercise? An abundance of vegetables? Actually, the key to long life may be something a bit m...

20 Simple Tips That Will Help You Live To 100

Phyllis Sues | Posted 07.05.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

To introduce something new in your life, you need to open your eyes, your ears and your mind. Something new in your life is a wire you can grab hold of at any age, so lighten up, experiment and have fun. You might surprise yourself! It's never, ever, too late!

LOOK: This 92 Year Old Reveals His Unusual Secret To Perfect Health

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty

People have attributed their long lives to all sorts of lifestyle factors. For example, before her death in 2012, Besse Cooper, 116, said the secret t...

6 Amazing Anti-Aging Foods You Can Eat For Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty

For as long as we can remember, we've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But not only can it boost your energy and memory lev...

5 Habits Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty

As Abraham Lincoln once said, "It's not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years." While we agree with Abe, we're wondering why w...

The 6 Habits That Can Help You Live To 100

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Bob Barnett | Posted 03.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Harry Rosen, 103, is charmer, according to The New York Times. He enjoys dinner out every night, often in fancy Manha...

Study Reveals Surprising Trait That Will Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty

What's the best indicator of your chance to live a long life? Is it your blood pressure? Your family history? Your diet? According to a new study, it ...

Are You Really Living?

Marilyn Tam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Are you happy in spite of your challenges and see the positive and the potential, or do you look for the doom and gloom in each situation? We have the choice in how we feel. And how we feel affects how we experience each moment of our lives.

Native Hawaiians Turn To Aloha And Hula To Aid Poor Life Expectancy, Study Says

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Life expectancy for Native Hawaiians is 6.2 years lower than the state average, though life expectancy has increased by nearly 12 years since 1950. ...

100 Ways To Live To 100

The Huffington Post | Healthy Living Staff | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Want to add more and better years to your life? Now is the time. We're living longer than ever: The average American born in 2013 will be alive ne...

Carolyn Gregoire

6 Things Hawaii Can Teach The Rest Of America About Living Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Hawaii’s tropical island paradise isn’t the fountain of youth, but it’s close. Hawaii locals not only live longer -- they’re less stressed an...

Why You Should Start Eating More Of These

Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty

The health benefits of nuts are many -- studies have attributed it to increasing weight loss, reducing stress and improving sperm quality. A new study...

3 Ways To Live A Long And Healthy Life

Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

After years of studying older folks, a scientist tells us what it takes to age well. By Jihan Thompson We asked Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD, sci...

The Best Advice For Living A Long, Happy Life

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 05.22.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We polled our Facebook friends to find the secrets to longevity -- and found some surprising answers! Keys to Long...

10 Ways to Boost Your Cognitive Fitness and Longevity

Dennis Kravetz | Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty
Dennis Kravetz

You can be many years younger than your chronological age by making certain lifestyle choices, including those that tax or challenge the brain.

The Personality Trait That Is Key To Living Longer

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 04.17.2013 | Fifty

Long before the age of gene therapy and miracle medical treatments, the secrets of long life were being gathered and revealed in a unique study of 1,5...

Recipes And Foods That Will Make Your Life Longer And Better

Posted 02.10.2013 | Fifty

You may not need to cut calories or invest in a sex robot to add years to your life -- simply eating more of the healthy foods that are already in you...

The (Literally) Life-Altering Benefit Of Marriage

Posted 01.10.2013 | Weddings

The key to longer life might be found in your relationship status. A new study by Duke University Medical Center found that Baby Boomers with perma...

10 Life-Changing Gifts To Give Yourself Today

Posted 11.04.2012 | OWN

By Gretchen Reynolds New scientific research offers surprising ways to shower yourself with tranquility, creativity, longevity and more. A...

The 7 Habits and Numbers of a Longer, Healthier Life

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

The Olympics generate a lot of buzz about gold medals and perfect 10s. But in the Olympics of life, you only need seven for the gold.

6 Personality Traits Associated With Longevity

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 07.06.2012 | Healthy Living

The average life expectancy in the U.S. is 78.5 years -- and by now we all know that certain healthy behaviors might help to extend that figure, wheth...