The below articles details why the people of Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula are among the longest lived in the world. After scouring the earth, they found the places people lived the longest and the reasons why. These findings are a compelling case as to how we can live longer better lives. It was interesting to learn their longevity had little to do with a genetic predisposition but rather as to the how and where these individuals lived their lives. These lifestyle decisions are a great lesson to learn from, and a model for how anyone can live longer. Enjoy the read and stay healthy!

Long-Lived Costa Ricans Offer Secrets to Reaching 100 via National Geographic

Looking for Longevity with Oprah and Dr. Oz via