The Greek island is a part of "Blue Zones" a name awarded to 5 places in the world - Ikaria, Sardinia in Italy, Okinawa of Japan, Nicoya of Costa Rica & Loma Linda of California
The monks suffer from far fewer diseases present in the general population
The shark's genome is one and a half times larger than that of humans!
Greece has one of the only 6 Blue Zones of longevity in the world
Born in Ikaria in November 1915, Angeliki Frangos says she feels like she "was born yesterday"
An insight into the healthy lifestyle of Ikaria, one of the world's Blue Zones where people are known to live longer, healthier & happier lives
Conference to last 2 days and is free for public
Sexual activity increases women's telomeres
ABC News report
Spermidine revitalizes heart, increases lifespan