A number of studies suggest that light alcohol consumption may help to promote extended good health:
The lifestyle change with the biggest benefit was smoking cessation, associated with an 80% improvement in lifespan.
The second most significant change was increased consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Thirdly, moderate drinking; andfourthly, staying physically active, rounded out the four most beneficial lifestyle choices to extend lifespan.
The worldwide epidemic of childhood obesity is progressing at an alarming rate, and the disease is now projected to take its toll on life expectancy.
older adults who boost their walking speed over time live longer.
Naps can restore alertness, enhance performance, and reduce mistakes and accidents. A study by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on sleepy military pilots and astronauts found that a 40-minute nap improved performance by 34% and alertness by 100%.