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When people ate olive oil regularly and also had a balanced diet and exercise regime, they were more likely to live longer and have a decreased risk of disease.

There’s evidence that consuming olive oil after exercise could trigger changes linked to longevity

The ingredient, a staple of the Mediterranean diet, contains healthy fats thought to activate cells to slow down aging and lower disease risk.
An elderly troupe of singers and dancers from Kohama Island in Okinawa wearing traditional local costumes perform at a herb garden on Kohama Island.

The longest-lived people run on a high-carb diet, and it’s a big part of their secret to living to 100

Sorry, high-fat keto fans, but people who live in the world's five "Blue Zones" all eat tons of beans and grains, and very little meat or dairy.
An elderly troupe of singers and dancers from Kohama Island in Okinawa wearing traditional local costumes perform at a herb garden on Kohama Island.

‘Biologically younger’ people who defy their real age often have 5 things in common

There are five core principles that people in the Blue Zones live by, and only one of them is diet-related.

The man who unlocked the world’s secret to living to age 100 says you can skip the gym

Dieting, supplements, and exercise aren't the secrets to longevity, according to Buettner. Go ahead and be a little lazy.
Louise Signore turned 107 on Wednesday.

A 107-year-old New York woman credited her long life to staying single. Here’s what 6 other centenarians had to say about their secrets to a lon...

Louise Signore also credited her Italian diet and staying away from cake and soda as a reason for her long life.
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8 ways to make sure you grow happier as you get older

Small habit changes — such as volunteering or scheduling a call with your parents — can improve your long-term happiness.
Bob Weighton recently celebrated his 111th birthday, which makes him one of the two oldest men in the UK.

Britain’s oldest men say the secrets to living to 111 are eating oats and ‘avoiding dying’

Bob Weighton and Alfred Smith aren't related but share the exact same birthday, and neither knows the secret to their longevity.

The 5 deadliest habits to avoid as you get older

A handful of activities can be truly detrimental to your health. In some cases, new studies have found a link between those habits and an early death.

The CEO of a startup aimed at harnessing the benefits of young blood shares his real plan to beat aging

A startup called Alkahest is studying the anti-aging effects of young blood to design drugs that could fight age-related diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood now claims to be up and running in 5 cities across the US

A company called Ambrosia is charging $8,000 for the procedure and accepting PayPal payments. But there's little to no evidence that it would work.