The four factors which were considered includes, cessation of smoking habit, regular exercise, optimal body fat percentage and a balanced diet. According to experts, abiding all these factors perfectly will help adults to stay away from cardiovascular disorders and the chances of developing type 2 diabetes.
The researchers considered health habits of 4745 people before making this conclusion. Researchers used blood samples to determine whether a person is a non-smoker while X-ray technology was adopted to analyze the body fat percentage.
Only 2.7 proportion of individuals who took part in the study fulfilled all the four characteristics. 16 percent succeeded in following three characteristics while 37 percent had two. 37 percent achieved one while 11 percent failed to follow any of these sound characteristics.
Ellen Smit, the lead author of the study, told that all the four features are very easy to follow, and they are reasonable in nature.