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Old 02-19-2008, 06:49 PM
 
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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.


The Okinawan's most significant cultural tradition is known as hara hachi bu, which translated means eat until you're only 80% full. In a typical day they only consume around 1,200 calories....

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | The towns where people live the longest
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