An elderly shopper enjoys a small glass of complementary red wine, as she shops in the drinks aisle of an Asda supermarket in Britain, in this file photo. Photo: Gideon Mendel / Corbis An elderly shopper enjoys a small glass of complementary red wine, as she shops in the drinks aisle of an Asda supermarket in Britain, in this file photo. Photo: Gideon Mendel / Corbis
An elderly shopper enjoys a small glass of complementary red wine, as she shops in the drinks aisle of an Asda supermarket in Britain, in this file photo. Photo: Gideon Mendel / Corbis
Wellness

What’s the secret to living past 90? Booze beats exercise – and being a bit fat doesn’t hurt either

Elderly drinkers enjoyed an 18 per cent reduced risk of death, while daily exercisers only cut their risk by 11 per cent

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An elderly shopper enjoys a small glass of complementary red wine, as she shops in the drinks aisle of an Asda supermarket in Britain, in this file photo. Photo: Gideon Mendel / Corbis An elderly shopper enjoys a small glass of complementary red wine, as she shops in the drinks aisle of an Asda supermarket in Britain, in this file photo. Photo: Gideon Mendel / Corbis
An elderly shopper enjoys a small glass of complementary red wine, as she shops in the drinks aisle of an Asda supermarket in Britain, in this file photo. Photo: Gideon Mendel / Corbis
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