Scientists have discovered a new recipe for longevity: height and weight do not decide anything

Ученые обнаружили новый рецепт долголетия: рост и вес ничего не решают

Parameters of height and weight have greater influence on the life expectancy of women than men

To such conclusion scientists from the Netherlands. In a large-scale study involving more than 7 thousand both sexes found that slender women are more likely to survive to 90 years than in low and full of the fair sex.

At the time of completion of the study approximately 433 males (16.7%) and 944 women (34.4 per cent) lived to be 90 years old. The fair sex, who marked the anniversary, was higher on average, weighed less at the beginning of the study and at the age of 20 years compared to those who died younger.

Ученые обнаружили новый рецепт долголетия: рост и вес ничего не решают

Similar relationships among male subjects was found. However, exercise and frequent physical activity has a positive impact on the duration of both men and women. But men need to achieve positive results, you have to make more effort, and time. It turned out that among men who were given physical activity for more than 90 minutes daily, a lot more centenarians.

It should be noted that 30 minutes of sport a day increases the chance of living to 90 years only 5 percent.

The scientists ‘ conclusion was as follows, height and weight affect lifespan only in women, while men in this respect, more dependent on his lifestyle and lack of bad habits.

Ученые обнаружили новый рецепт долголетия: рост и вес ничего не решают

Also we will remind that the Ukrainian doctor-survivor shared the secret of his youth.

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Maxim A. Dudchenko in his 99 years in the Poltava regional hospital and giving lectures to students.

Says that the age for it — just the date in the passport and no more. At work, he always walks and never late. It is easy to walk 5-6 kilometers. For him, it is not difficult.

To work as a doctor Maxim Andreevich began in 1939 and since then no day can not live without patients and your favorite things.

In addition, it was reported that scientists from the United States called habits, which significantly affect life expectancy.

Still recall that doctors recommend maintaining a healthy diet for longevity and good health, but not always ignoring these recommendations so much harm.

Politeka also wrote that the Spanish scientists say that early gray hair is not an aesthetic defect, but a sign of longevity.