In the 2000 people surveyed, 53% were going for a 'life's too short' approach with 1 in 7 deliberately ignoring health warnings to indulge in their binge-drinking/unhealthy eating fixes.
But at 36, the average person gets some sort of wake up call moment, whether it be seeing their nearest and dearest fall ill or having their own health 'mare.
And once that happens, we become way better at monitoring our health and taking on a better diet and lifestyle. Well, that's not a shocker now is it?
One of the researchers of the study, Rob Anderson, said:
"These findings show that by our mid-thirties, health and well-being become a much bigger priority."
"Simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference and reassessing how we live our lives, and the value we place on healthcare, can mean huge long-term benefits."
But we think we should be thinking about our general health way sooner than 36, like all those healthy celebs, so check out some of these healthy changes in our gallery that could help you live a longer, healthier life.
THESE HEALTHY CHANGES COULD HELP YOU LIVE LONGER
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