5.03.2009

Long Life Secrets of the Icarians
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If living forever (or at least a long time like a millennium), which some people are really working on, is possible - a first glance would be to find the best practices in the present day.


The Island of Icaria

The idea is to get into good habits in the thirties and forties of your life (or better yet, before) and its never too late to begin, to reduce accumulated wear and tear.

If it is not an impossible task like Icarus' Flight, where might one look for inspiration?

The answer might be found on the Greek island of Icaria, where 30% of the inhabitants reach the age of 90 - and heart disease, cancers, and dementias - are much less frequent than in the industrialized West.

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