Here is the list, in ABC format:
A - get ACTIVE, at least 150 minutes of exercise weekly = just over 20 minutes a day
- control your BLOOD PRESSURE, to about 120/80 or less.
- your BODY MASS INDEX should be below 25
C - control your CHOLESTEROL, with your total cholesterol < 200 mg/dL
- improve your DIET by emphasizing whole grains, fruits & vegetables, fish.
- improve your DIET by reducing your intake of simple sugars such as soda, candy, and other desserts.
- DON'T smoke
E - ENJOY your life. Stay optimistic with a positive outlook.
Following these simple guidelines, you will not only live longer but also live a healthier and fuller life.