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Healthspan is more important than Lifespan – JAMA Oct 2018

From Lifespan to Healthspan

JAMA. 2018;320(13):1323-1324. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.12621
S. Jay Olshansky, PhD1


Chart from PDF


  • Many deaths before age 3
  • Adult death rates inacreas at age 20, short lifetimes, peak at age 71


  • Adult death rates increase at age 50, long lifetimes, peak at age 90
  • Not mentioned - poor health/quality of Life for last decade of life

Might be able to “square the curve” with Vitamin D

Might to live BOTH a long AND healthy life with Vitamin D

Note: 30 years ago I read how one person died.
He was very old and had been bicycling daily to do research at a health library
One night he died in his sleep
   He became my role model - Henry Lahore, founder of VitaminDWiki

PDF is available free at Sci-Hub  10.1001/jama.2018.12621

At the turn of the 20th century, life expectancy at birth in most of today’s developed nations ranged between 45 and 50 years, with women routinely outliving men. About 22% of all individuals born in 1900 in the United States died before reaching the age of 10 years, mostly from infectious diseases.1 Among those who survived into older ages in 1900, the common diseases of aging known today were present but less common.

See also VitaminDWiki

Quality of Life

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