Health and wellness are becoming more and more important in today’s society, as the baby boomers gradually move into retirement. Aging gracefully is a goal unto itself, and the people of Okinawa, a Japanese island, seem to have gotten the practice down pat.
Many people in Okinawa live well into their hundreds, and their diet has been studied carefully. It has been discovered that in combination with less stress, genetics & active living, diet contributes to a distinct drop in age-related illnesses. Although some of these items are difficult to find in North America, their healthy attributes can be found in other more common foods.
In the infographic below, find out which 11 ingredients can be found in the Okinawan diet.