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Having Lots of Kids Helps Dad Live to be 100

by Kelly Crawford

A fun read that is a little lighter than our previous discussions on large families 🙂

“We were surprised that having more than three children is beneficial to longevity — based on previous studies by other authors, and common sense, quite the opposite could be expected,” said study co-author Leonid Gavrilov…”

“That’s at odds with a prevailing theory in longevity research that holds that “there is a trade-off between the number of children and [parental] longevity,” noted Arnold Mitnitski, a longevity researcher and associate professor of medicine, mathematics and statistics at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.”

Read entire article HERE.

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1 comment

Ashley November 29, 2007 - 4:39 pm

What a great article!! 🙂 My husband is going to interested in hearing this one – not that he’d have more kids to live longer but he is convinced that because God designed us to have children that it will benifit us if we allow Him to bless us this way. 🙂

I always add my blog address – there seems to be two Ashleys commenting at times and since I’m not on blogger I feel like I’m not so anonymous!



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