Talk about an incentive to hit the gym and eat right. Recent research finds that women who have a low risk of cardiovascular disease also tend to look younger than their actual age. (So, when was the last time you had your blood pressure checked?) This is the first time scientists have proven a link between low cardiovascular disease risk and a youthful appearance. And that’s a real win-win since lowering your risk of cardiovascular disease—which you can achieve by being physically active, eating a heart-healthy Mediterranean diet and not smoking—not only takes a few years off your perceived age, but it also cuts your risk of a heart attack or stroke.