Just how well you age depends on a number of factors. Yes, genetics does play a part. But, according to research, genes account for only about 1/3 of longevity, leaving around 2/3 of the factors for healthy aging in your own hands.
Exercise is the #1 thing you can do to extend and improve the quality of your life.
Eating lots of fruits and vegetables provides the antioxidants and nutrients your body needs.
Maintaining a positive attitude is key. Researchers say the effect of happiness on your lifespan is about as strong as not smoking.