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| Last Updated:: 31/05/2016




1.  Sitting for more than three hours a day can cut two years off a person's life expectancy.


2.  Over 30% of cancer could be prevented by avoiding tobacco and alcohol, having a healthy diet and physical activity.


3.  Sleeping less than 7 hours each night reduces your life expectancy.


4.  Every cigarette you smoke reduces your expected life span by 11 minutes.


5.  One Can of Soda a day increases your chances of getting type 2 diabetes by 22%.


6.  There are more skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning than lung cancer cases due to smoking.


7.  Exercise, like walking, can reduce breast cancer risk by 25%.


8.  Severe Depression can cause us to biologically age more by increasing the aging process in cells.


9.  Heavy marijuana smokers are at risk for some of the same health effects as cigarette smokers, like bronchitis and other respiratory illnesses.


10.    Constipation-related health-care costs total US$6.9 billion per year in the U.S.


11.     On average, people who complain live longer. Releasing the tension increases immunity and boosts their health.


12.    60% of people needing mental health services in the U.S. don't get it, often because of the stigma of seeking help.


13.     To study the health effects of coffee, King Gustav III of Sweden commuted the death sentences of a pair of twins on the condition that one drank 3 pots of coffee and the other tea for the rest of their lives.


14.    A half hour of physical activity 6 days a week is linked to 40% lower risk of early death.