The beauty of life is, of course, that it is full of contradictions: the grandmother who spent the last 70 years smoking outliving the yoga lover, the junk food consumer who has a healthier heart than the organic food appreciator or simply genetics
challenging a life's good work. But as the evidence shows, healthy living is worth it.
A recent report, "Healthy Ageing" published by ShARP (Simplyhealth Advisory Research Panel) and Simplyhealth, the UK's biggest health cash plan provider, uncovered some worrying statistics concerning the health of older Britons.
While there are some honest assessments to be made aware of, the report also identifies how older people can make healthier and ultimately more beneficial lifestyle changes.