Healthy lifestyles reduce the incidence of chronic diseases and dementia: evidence from the caerphilly cohort study

Peter Elwood, Julieta Galante, Janet Pickering, Stephen Palmer, Antony Bayer, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Marcus Longley, John Gallacher

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Abstract

Healthy lifestyles based on non-smoking, an acceptable BMI, a high fruit and vegetable intake, regular physical activity, and low/moderate alcohol intake, are associated with reductions in the incidence of certain chronic diseases, but to date there is limited evidence on cognitive function and dementia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e81877
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume8
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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