Having Children Increases Longevity
|Having Children Increases Longevity||Darrell Miller||03/21/17|
March 21, 2017 06:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Having Children Increases Longevity
A study of over one million Swedish men and women found that those who raised children could expect to have a longer lifespan than their childless counterparts. Researchers posited that the increased longevity may be caused by a number of factors including the consumption of healthier foods and engagement in pro-social activities as compared to their childless counterparts. In addition, as individuals aged, those with children also tended to have a greater network of socialization and physical / logistical support than those without. This additional support slowed the physical decline of adults in their senior years, especially amongst men.
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