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Research has shown that lifestyle changes up until age 80 can add years to a person’s life.

Scientists from the University of Bergen in Norway discovered that simple lifestyle changes at age 60 could see a person add almost ten years to their life.

Researchers also found that healthy adjustments at age 80 can add an extra three years to a person’s life.

Healthy eating was at the top of the list of lifestyle changes. (9News)

The changes mainly include a healthy diet.

“These whole grains, legumes and nuts – they really stood out as key foods and it kind of confirms what we’ve heard from other studies,” said nutrition scientist Dr. Joana McMillan.

Other adjustments include fewer daytime naps and being active.

David Soloman found the balance of these adjustments helped him feel better than ever.

A Norwegian study shows that lifestyle changes in the 60s and 80s can add years to your life.
David Soloman said the balance helped his life. (9News)

“It takes so much stress out of my life because I have a pretty demanding job in the city,” Mr Soloman said.

Marcus Bondi, who turns 60 in three years, said he had “never felt better” after staying active at the beach and adjusting his diet.

“You will feel the results immediately,” he said.

“You will be happier and healthier, more time for your life, for your wife.

“You get more out of your day, every second of the day is precious.”

A Norwegian study shows that changing lifestyle between the ages of 60 and 80 can add years to life.
The healthy changes have made a significant difference in Marcus Bondi’s life. (9News)

Experts have said that the earlier a person adopts a healthy lifestyle, the more benefits they will get from it.

It’s also never too late to change your lifestyle, the experts added.

“It’s not just a longer life, when you can be unhealthy and unhappy, increase your lifespan, not just your lifespan,” said Professor Stephen Simpson from the University of Sydney.

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