A Healthy Diet in Early Adulthood Yields Big Dividends Later

Young adults who ate more than 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day were found to have healthier hearts 20 years later. Those who ate the most fruits and vegetables were 26% less likely to have calcified plaque in their arteries compared to those who ate the least. PositiveTip: Do not wait until you…

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Healthful Living Yields Big Benefits

More than 6000 individuals (44-84 years old) were followed for 7.6 years. Those who exercised regularly, ate a healthy diet, avoided smoking and maintained a healthy weight had a significantly lower risk of dying over the next decade. These lifestyle factors were also associated with lower coronary calcium and slower progression of coronary calcium resulting…

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