Your healthy lifestyle doesn’t just mean lower rates, it means a longer life

The Science

The long-term benefits of a healthy lifestyle

We combined the science from our Health IQ Quiz with the latest in medical research specific to healthy lifestyles to prove its transformative effect on your long-term health.

Running

Running is correlated with a 45% lower cardiovascular mortality risk

Running

Running is correlated with a 45% lower cardiovascular mortality risk

Persistent running provided a 45% reduction in cardiovascular mortality according to a 2014 study in The Journal of The American College of Cardiology

Swimming

Swimming is correlated with a 28% lower mortality risk

Swimming

Swimming is correlated with a 28% lower mortality risk

A cohort study of over 80,000 middle-aged people found that swimming provides a 28% reduction in all-cause mortality.

HIIT

HIIT is correlated with up to a 51% lower risk of heart disease

HIIT

HIIT is correlated with up to a 51% lower risk of heart disease

According to a 2006 study in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, a single weekly bout of exercise of high intensity reduces the risk of cardiovascular death by 39% in men and 51% in women.

Triathlon

Elite athletic competition is correlated with a 40% lower risk of cancer

Triathlon

Elite athletic competition is correlated with a 40% lower risk of cancer

According to a 2014 study published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, high-level athletes live longer than the general population and enjoy a 27% lower level of mortality from cardiovascular disease and a 40% lower level of mortality from cancer.

Weightlifting

Weightlifting is associated with a 46% reduction of all-cause mortality

Weightlifting

Weightlifting is associated with a 46% reduction of all-cause mortality

A 2016 study in Preventative Medicine concluded that adults who strength-trained at least twice a week had a 46% reduction in mortality compared to those who did not strength train.

Vegan

Plant-based diets are associated with lower risk of cancer: 8% lower risk for vegetarians and 15% lower risk for vegans.

Vegan

Plant-based diets are associated with lower risk of cancer: 8% lower risk for vegetarians and 15% lower risk for vegans.

According to a 2016 study in the Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, vegans have a 15% lower incidence of all types of cancer and 22% lower risk of colorectal cancer.

Health Literacy

High Health Literacy is correlated with a 36% lower risk of early death

Health Literacy

High Health Literacy is correlated with a 36% lower risk of early death

According to proprietary research by Health IQ analyzing the results of over 10.2 million quizzes completed, a well-rounded foundation of health knowledge is correlated to a significant reduction in mortality risk of 36% for adults from ages 30-89. We’ve longitudinally tracked this data and created the largest new health literacy linked mortality table in the world.

Yoga

Yoga = 41% lower level of inflammation marker

Yoga

Yoga = 41% lower level of inflammation marker

According to research done at Ohio State University, women who practice yoga regularly for at least two years have 41% less serum IL-6 levels, a marker of inflammation in their bodies, than women who only recently have taken up the activity.

Cycling

Cycling = 45% lower risk of cancer

Cycling

Cycling = 45% lower risk of cancer

Cyclists who commute to work 30+ miles a week have a 45% reduction in all cancer incidence as compared to non-cyclists, according to a 2017 study in the BMJ.

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