Don’t you love these facts:
It turns out a smile is worth more than a thousand words. It can also be worth about 24 months. In a study published in Psychology and Aging, subjects who viewed more than 1,000 photos of people with a variety of facial expressions tended to underestimate the age of those who were grinning—by two years or more.
A cocktail a day could keep the doctor away. Harvard University researchers followed 13,000 nurses over 16 years and found that those who averaged one daily alcoholic beverage during middle age were more likely to grow old without developing any physical or mental limitations, or chronic diseases. The study’s lead author says moderate drinking can reduce inflammation, raise HDL (good) cholesterol, and improve insulin function, all of which might help prevent illness.
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