(Below is a excerpt from a recent Mercola article that popped up in my email. If you do not follow Dr. Mercola postings they are pretty good. Here is the link to the entire article: Full Article ).
Based on the below excerpt it would seem that reducing emotional and mental stress along with not filling your body with junk would be a pretty logical way for most of us to stack the long healthy life odds in our favor!
Excerpt: A recent article in The Week1 reviews seven things that will make you sick or lead to premature death according to science. Included in this list is smoking pot, being a pop star, playing football, and staying in an unhappy marriage.
More important, I think, are the following four dietary and lifestyle factors—only three of which made it into the featured story:
- Excessive sugar consumption
- Artificial sweeteners
- Trans fat
- Vitamin D deficiency