Your Genes or Your Lifestyle — Which Matters Most?

by Bonnie

“The secret to successful aging is to choose your parents wisely.”

Maybe.  Maybe not.

lifestyle for aging well

 

 

 

According to a study by the MacArthur foundation, as we grow older what we inherited becomes less important while our lifestyle becomes more so.

 

These are the factors that help us age well:

 

 

 

Diet

Exercise

Attitude

Relaxation

Spiritual connection

Staying engaged in life’s activities

Having people in your life

 And the good news is that we can do something about each of these!

 What do you think?

How important are your genetics in aging well? What factors do you think are most important in aging well? Tell us in Comments below.

Thanks to The Beauty of Aging on Facebook for the information in this article.

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