Death is surely inevitable, but I do believe you can live far longer than the average life expectancy tables (1) would predict, which in the U.S. is about 78. Genetics may play a role, but it is NOT the final determining factor for whether you'll live a long healthy life.
Barring an accident, your lifestyle has everything to do with your longevity.
It's already been established that diet can override genetic predispositions for disease (2), so don't fall into the trap of believing your health and longevity is somehow inescapably tied to what's polluting your gene pool.
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Wednesday, September 22, 2010
If You Want to Age Gracefully, Don't Eat This
Joseph Mercola has written the best article on slowing down the aging process that you are likely to read anywhere. He not only tells you what not to do, but also what to do in order to age gracefully. Warning: his advice may contradict some medical myths that even your doctor may believe.