Who Lives the Longest?

Who Lives the Longest?

In Real Estate it’s location, location, location – do you have to move to live longer? In medicine, it’s lifestyle, lifestyle, lifestyle. The American Academy of Anti Aging and Regenerative Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that the anti-aging lifestyle can add 24.6 more years of productive lifespan. Furthermore, the research team found that the longest-living Americans are Asian-American women residing in Bergen County, New Jersey USA. They live longer than any other ethnic group in the United States to an average lifespan of 91.1 years.

In contrast, the Harvard team found that the shortest-living Americans are Native American populations in South Dakota, despite receiving free or low-cost government provided medical care living an average lifespan of 66.5 years. A distinguishing characteristic of the Bergen County women’s longevity is that they are availing themselves of the armament of state-of-the-art biomedical technologies in advanced preventive care, including preventive screenings, early disease detection, aggressive intervention, and optimal nutrition – all of which are cornerstones of the anti-aging medical model.

Therefore, a study reveals the secrets of exceptional health in old age. The researchers found that the most important predictors of excellent health over the entire decade were:

  • Absence of chronic illness
  • Income over US $30,000
  • Having never smoked
  • Drinking alcohol in moderation
  • Maintaining a positive outlook
  • Managing stress levels

The team comments that: “Many of these factors can be modified when you are young or middle-aged. These findings may seem like common sense. Although, now we have evidence of which factors contribute to exceptional health .”
Around the world, people are seeking medical guidance for ways to stay healthy and active. Furthermore, vital well into their older years. As a result, the principles of the anti-aging lifestyle are gaining rapid and widespread acceptance as a framework for lifelong habits for healthy living. Get on the bandwagon and seek the advice of someone trained in antiaging functional and preventive medicine. Bottom of Form

Lorraine Maita, MD is an award winning physician, speaker and author of Vibrance for Life: How to Live Younger and Healthier” and can make you slim, sharp, sexy and supercharged. She is an expert in anti aging medicine, bioidentical hormone replacement, and weight loss, nutrition, supplements and executive health.  Dr. Maita has a private practice in Anti Aging Medicine howtoliveyounger.com in Short Hills, NJ and educates virtually at www.vibranceforlife.com  You can live younger and healthier; Click Here to Get my Best 7 Tips on How to Live Younger and Healthier!


  1. Barbara M Fowler August 31, 2012 at 12:54 pm - Reply

    Great information, Lorraine! Thank you. I have to move back to Bergen County.

    • maita June 20, 2013 at 12:03 pm - Reply

      Glad you enjoyed it and to see that you are back in NJ. Stay well.

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