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7 Countries With the Healthiest People

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6. Sardinia

Sardinia is an autonomous region of Italy that’s home to a large population of centenarians. There’s a real sense of community in Sardinia. People are close knit and the elderly often live with their families. The men are often shepherds, walking about 5 miles per day and the diet consists of “whole grain flatbread, fava beans, tomatoes, greens, garlic, various fruits, olive oil and pecorino cheese from grass-fed sheep (high in Omega 3).”

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2:11PM PDT on Apr 10, 2014

Thank you!

11:36AM PST on Dec 18, 2013

I love reading about other places where people seem to be the happiest and healthiest. Maybe one day - I can only dream - Oklahoma (fat chance!:)) will join the list.

8:24PM PST on Nov 10, 2013

Thanks for posting this

12:40PM PDT on Sep 23, 2013


5:54AM PDT on Sep 23, 2013

Thanks for sharing!

4:52AM PDT on Sep 22, 2013

Lifestyle counts

10:12AM PDT on Sep 19, 2013

Good post Thanks for sharing

2:37AM PDT on Sep 9, 2013

Thank you :)

10:16PM PDT on Sep 4, 2013

Good on them---US needs to practise their techniques! Thanks

3:55AM PDT on Jul 10, 2013

Thanks Samantha for sharing

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