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Obesity shortens lifespan of men by 5 years, women by 10 years
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 5:50 am Email this article
Obesity shortens the lifespan of men by an average of 5 years and of women by 10 years according to a study from the National Institute of Public Health in Denmark. Alcohol
High alcohol consumption: 5 years shorter lifespan in men
High alcohol consumption reduces the lifespan of men by 5 years.
Exercise increases lifespan 8-10 years
Being physically active increases lifespan by an average of 8 to 10 years compared to those who are inactive.
Subjects: 14,503 adults
The study analyzed data from 14,503 adults aged 25 and older from the Danish Health Interview Survey 2000.
Bronnum-Hansen H, Juel K, Davidsen M, Sorensen J. Impact of selected risk factors on expected lifetime without long-standing, limiting illness in denmark. Prev Med. 2007 Mar 31.
National Institute of Public Health
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DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
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