Is being optimistic really a guarantee for a longer life? What about living in the countryside? Do women live longer than men? This fascinating infographic, researched and created by David McCandless, sheds light on the burning question: What really extends our lifespan?
The yellow categories have the least amount of scientific support while the green ones are the most thoroughly researched and proven. It is also noted whether a specific category is male or female-specific and how many years it might add to, or take away from, those practicing it. Take a look at this eye-opening data.