Do you live as long as possible to blow out your hundredth candle? maybe ! An American study reveals the secret.
Almost everyone dreams of being immortal. Unfortunately, this is only possible in… twilight or Vampire Diaries… We may not be Edward Cullen or Damon Salvatore, but in normal people, there are certain factors that can extend life expectancy. This requires an impeccable lifestyle with a good sleep schedule, regular physical activity and a balanced diet. But according to an American study, there is one factor in particular that can help you live to be 100 years old. To do this, just pay attention to your weight and maintain it starting at the age of sixty.
To reach this result, researchers from the University of California, San Diego, in the United States, conducted a survey that included 55,000 American women between the ages of 61 and 81 years. They analyzed the weight of these women and classified them into three distinct categories: those who lost weight, those who gained it, and those who remained stable. The results of the study were later published in the journal Gerontology journals On August 29th.
No matter what your weight is, it should not change after the age of sixty!
The study showed that 56% of participants were able to reach the age of 90, 29% lived to be 95, and 9% were able to celebrate the 100th candle. the secret ? The vast majority of these women were in the third category and therefore neither gained nor lost weight. And so are the researchers They were able to conclude that women who succeed in maintaining their weight are twice as likely to live beyond the age of 90. But the question arises: How much did they weigh at the beginning of the research? According to experts, it doesn’t matter. “The pattern of results was similar between ‘normal’ weight and overweight and obese women.” They explained.
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