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New study: The diet of the Japanese may be the key to longevity

Japan is one of the countries in the world with the highest life expectancy, if not the biggest, and according to a new study, this is mainly due to the diet of the Japanese.
The eating habits of the Japanese include foods that are rich in certain forms of carbohydrates, fruits, vegetables and fish and meat. Such foods are highly nutritious, are low in saturated fat and processed materials, while on the other hand have a plethora of carbohydrates mainly due to the rice and vegetables.
In 2005, the government of Japan issued the following food guide.

A decade later, researchers from the National Center for Global Health and medicine Tokyo, studied how it affected the specific driver, the mortality rates in the country. They gave questionnaires about the food and the way of life in 36.624 men and 42.920 women between the ages of 45 and 75, without a history of cancer, heart attacks, or chronic diseases of the liver. Those who took part in the research, “monitored” for 15 years.
The result of this was the fact that those who followed more faithfully the particular guide, they had a 15% lower mortality rates than the rest following a more free diet, as it was most unlikely to suffer from εγκεφακλικές or vascular diseases.
As a result, the study claimed that a diet with a balanced consumption of energy, grains, vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, eggs, soy products, dairy, confectionery and alcoholic drinks, can contribute to reducing the risk of premature deaths in the japanese population.
American cardiovascular researcher, reported in the Huffington Post that the whole world can learn a lot from the diet of the Japanese and especially the fact that we need to eat “real food” and exercise. Fill that important role plays the loss of saturated fat and the large quantity of feed of high quality.

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