TOKYO - "Japan’s oldest woman, 114-year-old Ura Koyama, died of pneumonia at a hospital in southern Japan, an official said Tuesday.
Koyama died Tuesday in Iizuka City, where she had been hospitalized, according to Akemi Hiromoto, a city official.
Japan’s oldest person is now Yone Minagawa, 112-year-old in Fukuoka, born on Jan. 4, 1893, according to the Health Ministry.
Japan ranks among nations with the world’s longest life spans. In 2003, Japanese women set a new record for life expectancy, at 85.3 years, while men could expect to live 78.3 years.
Experts say a traditional fish-based, low-fat diet may be Japan’s secret to long life."
I also think their longevity has at least something to do with their traditional low rate of body fat.
What do you over 35 lifters do to stay healthy and increase your chances of seeing a long life?