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Secrets to Longevity from the Longest Living Peoples on Earth

Imagine being born with most of your ancestors still alive, up to your great-great grandparents. That's what you'll find in these five places around the world. 

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The Fountain Of Youth Is Still A Myth; These Habits Are Not

National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner is an expert on aging and longevity. His research has helped identify the five places on earth where people tend to live the longest, healthiest lives—places he calls "Blue Zones." Having visited these areas and spoken with multiple centenarian residents, he and his fellow researchers have unearthed some of their secrets to passing the 100-year mark. While longevity also appears to be heavily dependent on genetics, these are tips that could benefit everyone, no matter where you live.

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