Thanks for your query.
Longevity and good health depends primarily on
- balanced diet (low fat, high protein and adequate calorie in recommended proportions) along with adequate/recommended requirements of vitamins
+ essential elements.
- Regular exercises; maintenance of ideal body weight; avoidance of excess salt intake; avoidance of junk foods, aerated drinks; alcohol in moderation; regular health check ups; regular control over blood pressure (if any); and, keep mental stress
- Mediterranean diet
is closer to balanced diet, as compared to other parts of the world. Local/ethnic dietary habits play a great role in determining longevity.
Dr. Rakesh Karanwal