Posted by Sherry C. on Sunday, December 11th, 2016
When considering healthy diets, many experts were curious about the food eaten by some of the longest living people on the planet-the Okinawans. This Island, located off the shores of Japan, is a geographic area with more inhabitants surviving to a 100-year age span (and beyond) than any other known region of the world. In fact, there are 25 centenarians in every 100,000 inhabitants in Okinawa. Why are these people living so long, what do they eat? Could the Okinawan diet help with Alzheimer’s prevention?