Research suggests the key to living a long life lies in the behaviors started as young children

 

Last updated 8/10/2018 at 3:28pm

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A study from Loma Linda University researchers finds that habits learned as children could be the key to longer lives.

LOMA LINDA, Calif. – According to a new study from researchers at Loma Linda University, the key to living a long life lies in the behaviors started as young children. The study, published in The Permanente Journal, looked at seniors and centenarians in North America's only Blue Zone to determine their exposure to adverse childhood experiences and the behaviors they instituted to overcome those challenges. Study findings show that, regardless of the type of hardship, health habits developed as children relating to diet, exercise, spirituality, charity and relationships helped them lea...



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