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Study Reveals Surprising Habit That Will Help You Live Longer

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.04.2014 | Fifty

If you're reading this at your desk or on your couch, you might want to stand up first. While many of us think we can counter the effects of sitting a...

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

Bradley J. Willcox, MD, MSc | Posted 09.04.2014 | 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...

New Study Reveals One Upside To Being A Short Man

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Get ready to finally embrace your short stature, Skee-Lo! We've long known that short people live longer than the taller among us. Past studies ha...

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...

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...

WATCH: What We Know About Aging

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

This panel is presented at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health in collaboration with The Huffington Post. As part of HuffPost Healthy Livi...

7 Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

Posted 11.20.2013 | Fifty

Sure, it's good to live each day like it's your last. But wouldn't it be great to just have more days? While we're being bombarded daily with bad n...

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...

12 Ways You're Cutting Your Life Short

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.02.2013 | Fifty

Like teenagers, many post 50s behave as though they are indestructible, making lifestyle choices that simply aren't good for them. The good news is...

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...

How Long You Live Might Depend on How Well You Get Up From Sitting

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

It turns out there is a simple test that nearly everyone can do in their own home that can predict their chance of a long life.

5 Keys To A Longer, Happier Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 08.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Contrary to popular belief, your health is in your hands. And when you become conscious of this fact and perform actions that encourage wellness, you can live the long, joyful, and extraordinary life you deserve.

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...

An Actual Payoff Of Pessimism?

Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Christie Wilcox for YouBeauty.com Take a moment and think about where you will be in five years. What will change between now and then? What wil...

5 Surprising Ways To Live Longer -- And Better

Posted 06.28.2013 | OWN

By Amanda Schupak An extraordinary 80-year study has led to some unexpected discoveries about long life. In 1921, a Stanford University psyc...

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...

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...