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Monday, 26 June 2017

How to live longer: advice from a cardiologist

How to live longer: advice from a cardiologist
- But everything began to change as I came to know Bapan, China — a place I read about after it was featured in a medical journal. It’s known as “Longevity Village” due to its concentration of older residents.
With a population of about 550, it has around one centenarian for every 100 people living there. The average ratio of centenarians in the US is one in 5780.
In Bapan, people age very slowly and don’t struggle with obesity; villagers in their 90s and even 100s are often still out in their gardens and farms. There is virtually no heart disease or cancer. Dementia is all but unheard of.