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The longevity secrets of Okinawa’s hardy population

This video is meant to expand your general knowledge about living a healthy life and is NOT a substitute for seeking medical advice. Please consult with your doctor before making changes in your health practices, diet and self-care.

In this video, we take a look at the lifestyle of the people of Japan’s Okinawa archipelago, who have long been the subject of studies, in the hope of cracking their approach to living long and prospering.

The 160 islands have the largest number of centenarians in the world – calculated at the time of the video as 76 centenarians per 100,000 inhabitants… which works out three times more than anywhere else!

View the original video here.

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