Best Snacks Eaten by the Longest Living People in the World


The Adventists in Loma Linda who ate nuts daily were found to have a longer life expectancy,

lower cholesterol rates, less inflammation, and lower blood pressure than those who didn't eat nuts very often.


Papaya is a daily staple for the people of Nicoya in Costa Rica and may easily be one of the healthiest foods they consume. 

Papayas are rich in vitamin C, E, and A, and according to National Geographic, they also contain papain, which is known to help reduce inflammation in the body.


The Adventist community of Loma Linda enjoys avocados on a regular basis. 

Avocados are also known to help with heart health as well. 


Not only do Nicoyans love eating papaya on a daily basis, but they also snack regularly on bananas. 

Fiber can help lower your risk of diabetes, help improve your heart health, and even help lower the risk of some cancers.


Coffee is another staple in the world's healthiest communities. 

Most centenarians in these regions either drink it completely black or with just a little bit of cream. 


If you're not much of a coffee drinker or want to avoid the larger amounts of caffeine, tea can be a healthy mid-day treat.

Green tea can help lower your risk of certain cancers, reduce inflammation in the body, help boost your metabolism, and even help improve your brain health over time.

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