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HEALTH: 5 risk factors you should avoid to live longer.

HEALTH: 5 risk factors you should avoid to live longer.

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How would you like to add seven to 10 healthy, disease-free years to your life as you age?Try eliminating these five bad health habits: smoking, not exercising, being overweight, drinking too much alcohol and eating an unhealthy diet.A 'blue zones' diet: Live longer from what you eatThat's the takeaway from a new study that analyzed the impact of those behaviors on the chance of living a longer life free of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other chronic diseases."We found that following a healthy lifestyle can substantially extend the years a person lives disease-free," said senior author Dr. Frank Hu, who chairs the department of nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health."In particular, women who practiced all five habits gained over 10 years of disea...