24 April 2014

Infographic: Secrets Of The World’s Oldest People

People are living longer than ever, thanks to better living conditions and advancements in healthcare.

If you’ve ever wondered what traits the world’s oldest people have in common, look no further than this infographic by Top Colleges Online.

According to the infographic, women make up 63 of the 65 known supercentenarians (that’s people aged 110 and over) living today.

Some common characteristics that centeranians possess include exercising often, eating healthily, having a sense of purpose, and being religious.

It also reveals that active-living elderly are located in Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda, California; Ikaria, Greece, and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica.

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[via Daily Infographic and Top Colleges Online]