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14 July 2011

Live long on fish diet, siesta

Siestas, a healthy diet and genetics could explain why people on the tiny Aegean island of Ikaria live so long, according to a study by Greek cardiologists.

Siestas, a healthy diet and genetics could explain why people on the tiny Aegean island of Ikaria live so long, said a study released by Greek cardiologists.

13% of those polled were over 80 years old, while 1.6% of men and 1.1% of women were over 90.

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