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Can Healthy Habits Really Make You Younger?

June 24, 2021

From the Everyday Health website

The search for a fountain of youth has intrigued Americans ever since Ponce De Leon came ashore looking for it in Florida in the sixteenth century. In the years since, pills, elixirs, and even severely restricting calories are just some of the ways people have sought to stave off death.

Scientists have long understood that what truly lengthens your life and keeps your later years healthy are the basics we’ve known about for ages: Eat a healthy diet filled with vegetables, exercise regularly, invest in healthy relationships, reduce stress, and get enough sleep, for example.

Now a team of researchers has uncovered a potential key reason these actions are so beneficial: they influence our genes.

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