|Longevity (Source: http://www.councilforresponsiblegenetics.org/)|
However, twin studies suggest that genetics only account for approximately 20-30% of an individual's chance of surviving to age 85.
Research by the Blue Zones research project suggests that environmental factors such as diet and a supportive community are important to live a long life.
Live Long and Proper: Genetic Factors Associated with Increased Longevity Identified: Scientific American:
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