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healthy Balance


If you’re the type who bounces out of bed each day, radiating positive vibes, you’ll love the latest discovery that looking on the bright side of life could help you live longer.Harvard researchers monitored the emotional and physical health of 70,000 women over eight years and found that those who were optimistic about life were far healthier.The most optimistic had a 16 per cent lower risk of dying from cancer, 38 per cent lower risk from heart disease, 39 per cent lower risk from stroke, 38 per cent lower risk from respiratory disease, and 52 per cent lower risk of early death from infection, compared with the least optimistic women.The co-authors believe their research demonstrates that higher optimism directly impacts our biological systems, possibly boosting immunity and lowering inflammation.That’s plenty to feel glass half full about!

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Brush up on your #superfoodgoals with our March/April issue of healthy, which explores the truth behind the nutrition buzzword. Get cooking with our round-up of 25 delicious recipes, including chia, matcha and chocolate (yes, really!) based meals. Get to know Darcey Bussell and Lorraine Kelly in our exclusive interviews. Plus, be inspired by our 101 simple ideas on how to change your life now, including how a daily ritual can help you beat stress. Stay grounded with the new digital edition of healthy.