THE GROWING CENTENARIAN MIRACLES
The fastest growing segment of the US population, are Centenarians, and numbers are doubling every decade; by the year 2050, the number of people who will have reached the century mark, is expected to pass one million.
Research shows Centenarians will have 60 percent lower rates of high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease, yet their longevity and good health remain a scientific anomaly.
The happiness and optimism of Centenarians is almost a dominant factor and they have extremely low rates of depression and other psychiatric problems, suggesting that personality traits may be one of the most significant factors in longevity.
Hundreds of centenarians have been interviewed about what they believe explains their long life, and 10 key themes have been identified If you want to live to be 100, there are four key nutrients important for overall brain health, helping prevent dementia and cognitive decline, they are:
- vitamin D
"LOTS OF SLEEP AND LOTS OF SEX KEEPS THEIR ENGINES TICKING OVER"
PLUS OFF COURSE,AS ONE INHABITANT SAID:"THERE IS ENOUGH TIME TO WORRY ABOUT DYING LATER ON, RIGHT NOW, WE CONCENTRATE ON LIVING WELL."
"IKARIA'S 100 YEAR OLD WOMEN ARE SEXYIST IN THE WORLD"