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19 things you can do in under 10 minutes to live longer

Some of the best longevity tips are the easiest. Here are the life extenders you should add to your daily routine.

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1. Drink a cup of coffee
1. Drink a cup of coffee
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If you already enjoy a cup of coffee (or two), you’re on the right track.

While coffee gets a bad rap, there’s plenty of research to support its benefits. In fact, one study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that consuming coffee daily can extend life.

“Caffeine consumption is also associated with a reduced risk of diabetes,” adds Tik Pau, MD, Gwinnett Medical Centre-affiliated physician, primary care provider with GMG’s Bostock Family Medicine.
 
And while you’re at it, this is the secret to the perfect cup of coffee.



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