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Ways to Extend Your Life Expectancy

2. Reduce Calorie Intake

Apparently going hungry can help you live longer (at least for worms or mice), according to LiveScience.com. The source notes it’s still being debated whether a reduced-calorie diet would have the same effects on a human (although a study suggests people could add 5-years to their life this way).

Lab mice have been shown to live almost twice as long when fed an “almost-starving” diet, which means 30-percent fewer calories than usual. However, if you’re a foodie, this may not be a way to improve your quality of life as you age beyond your expected years…

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