Japanese Diet Information


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Japanese people have the longest life span in the world. Statistics revealed in 2004, show the average life span of a Japanese female is 85 years of age and 78 for men.

There are many potential factors which have an affect on the average human life span, but one of the overwhelming factors has to be a healthy diet.

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March 19, 2006

Extending you lifespan

Filed under: News — Sato @ 11:20 pm

There is a good article on extending your lifespan from the Age newspaper.

Outside the laboratory, the benefits of a low-calorie diet are vividly demonstrated in the Okinawa Centenarian Study. The 1.27 million inhabitants of the Japanese island consume a diet rich in green vegetables, sweet potato and fish – more than a third fewer calories than the average American intake. The Okinawans avoid many of the diseases of ageing and boast a record rate of centenarians – 34 per 100,000 people (more than triple the rate in Australia).

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