The towns where people live the longest

Older people exercising in Japan

The quest to live longer is one of humanity’s oldest dreams and three isolated communities seem to have stumbled across the answer. So what can they teach us about a longer life?

Something remarkable links the remote Japanese island of Okinawa, the small Sardinian mountain town of Ovodda and Loma Linda in the US. People live longer in these three places than anywhere else on earth.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7250675.stm

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1 Response to The towns where people live the longest

  1. mederium says:

    have you watched the mini documentary on this?
    …a different way of life thats for sure
    many would argue about the quality of living for these people

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