The key to living longer could be to eat a healthy, balanced diet - including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day - as well as regular exercise. But you could boost your life expectancy by regularly using olive oil while cooking, it's been claimed.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including a well-rounded diet is crucial to prolonging your lifespan.
You could also boost your lifespan by doing regular exercise. It's the "miracle cure" we've all been waiting for, according to the NHS.
Making some small diet or lifestyle changes could help to increase your life expectancy and avoid an early death.
One of the easiest ways to make sure that you live longer is to use olive oil, it's been revealed.
Olive oil is one of the best cooking oils to use, as it forms part of a heart-healthy diet, according to medical website WebMD.
All non-tropical vegetable oils, including olive, corn, peanut and safflower oils, have added benefits for your heart.
A heart-healthy diet could also help patients to lose weight, if they're overweight.
Obesity increases the risk of heart disease, cancer, and even diabetes.
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"The science is clear - eating the right foods can lead to a longer, healthier life," it said.
"A basic heart-healthy diet can help you control your weight.
"That's important because more than a third of people 65 and older are obese. That can lead to diabetes, some cancers, and heart disease.
"A heart-healthy diet is one that includes fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry, lots of fish, nuts and beans, and non-tropical vegetable oils."
You could also increase your chances of living to 100 by drinking more coffee, it's been claimed.
Coffee contains a number of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients that protect against a number of conditions.
You could lower your chances of developing diabetes, dementia and even Parkinson's disease by drinking coffee.
But you should avoiding drinking more than four cups of coffee every day.
Regular exercise is a crucial aspect to improving overall health, and helping you to live longer.
People that do regular exercise are up to 50 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes and some cancers, said the NHS.
It may even slash the chances of coronary heart disease and stroke by up to 35 percent.
All UK adults should aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity every week.