Experts: Genes do not heavily impact life span

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(WTNH) — Turns out living longer could be in your hands. 

A group of researchers sought to find out if nature or nurture has a bigger impact on life span

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Based on the data from identical twins, genetic makeup does not appear to affect longevity. 

So, if you want to extend your life span experts suggest you eat a healthy diet, maintain a healthy body weight and exercise regularly. 

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