Thursday, November 29, 2007

More Kids=Longer Life for Dads

Kelly posted a link to this article- a new study shows that fathers of more than three children are more likely to live to 100. Very interesting... perhaps God intended for us to work the land and have lots of children? ;)
A young, trim farmer with four or more children: According to a new study, that's the ideal profile for American men hoping to reach 100 years of age.

"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, who conducted the study with his wife, Natalia Gavrilova, both of the University of Chicago's Center on Aging.

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