1. Exercise regularly (few times a week)
2. Don’t smoke
3. Consume alcohol moderately (about 3 units/day or 1 drink)
4. Eat a healthy diet
5. Maintain body weight (depends on your height)
While specifics about how much or how little can be debated, with every study science keeps making a strong case to follow these 5 things blindly. Consider this recent large-scale study which showed reduction in diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer, if men practised 4 out 5 of these habits.