A poor diet and couch-potato tendencies are two ways to accelerate aging—but they’re not the only behaviors that can make you old beyond your years. In YOU: Staying Young: The Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty (Free Press), just out, Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., and Michael F. Roizen, M.D., discuss other “major agers” and ways to combat them. Here are three tips from the book to get you started.
1. Squelch stress.
They say: “Stress isn’t just something you write off as a need for spa treatments; it’s a major biological driver of aging.”