Despite the United States’ state-of-the-art medical care, Americans do not have the longest, nor the healthiest life spans of 1st world cultures.

What can be learned from some of the cultures around the world with the highest centenarian rates, such as Sardinia, Italy, Okinawa, Japan, Loma Linda, California, and the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica? Here’s a few key factors that contribute to healthful longevity

  • Engage in low intensity physical activity
  • Eat breakfast
  • Look up to elders
  • Be more likeable
  • Create a sense of purpose

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