These habits are kind of common sense. The main theme is “take care of your body and don’t do anything insanely stupid”. My favorites are “find a job you love” (very important for stress) and “learn to cook”. Ladies love a man that cooks and if you find a job you love, it’s like you’re not even working. I love my job and I never need an alarm clock.
- Staying healthy in your 20s is strongly associated with a lower risk for heart disease in middle age, according to research from Northwestern University.
- That study showed that most people who adopted five healthy habits in their 20s – a lean body mass index, moderate alcohol consumption, no smoking, a healthy diet and regular physical activity – stayed healthy well into middle age.
- A disproportionate amount of the weight we gain in life is accumulated in our 20s, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“While most 20-year-olds don’t worry much about their health, studies show the lifestyle and health decisions we make during our third decade of life have a dramatic effect on how well we age.”