The Lifestyle of People from Sardinia (Italy) Makes Them to Live Longer

Procession in Villagrande Strisaili

Villagrande Strisaili, Sardinia

“Villagrande Strisaili is a village in east-central mountain system in Sardinia. It is around 700 meters high above sea level. Very specific for this region is the interesting environment site. There are more than 75 rare species of plants, unique and very rare in the all world.

In this magnificent Mediterranean island people are living longer than anywhere else. The number of residents over 100 years old is unusually high. For the last 10 years researchers try to find the secrets of their outstanding physical and mental health.

Carta da musica (Music paper). The Villagrande village is well known for their specific bread. It is very thin and it’s look like a paper sheet. The unleavened bread is cooked without yeast, baking soda or baking powder. This kind of bread is very healthy. Without those ingredients that trigger Candida infection. If you are susceptible to this infections unleavened bread can help you to maintain the health of your digestive system. If you want this kind of bread look in store for tortillas, or flat breads, just check the labels.

Sardinia (Italy) – Villagrande Strisaili (video)

Look also, for ‘’grass-fed’ labels when you buy your meat. All animals in Villagrande are grass-fed. The grass here is high in fatty acids. For that, their dairy and meat are full in omega 3. The omega 3 is proven to lower triglycerides and blood pressure fight inflammation and improve circulation.

Don’t forget to eat your beans. People from Sardinia use a lot of beans with their meals. Fava beans are the cornerstone of longevity diets from around the world. High in fiber and protein they have low glycemic index. Try to eat beans at least twice a week.

Drink dark, red wine. Recent studies show this region with great longevity has also the highest level of antioxidant in their wine. The wine from Sardinia has three times the average amount. For your dinner pick up red, dark wine, the darker it is the high in antioxidants will be.

Be happy every day. Sardinians people got a positive attitude all the time, that because the feeling can affect every cell inside of body. So, try to do something you like every day, this way you will compensate the stress from your job.

Walk daily. The men from Villagrande village are shepherds. They walk four or more miles a day by climbing the hilly terrain. This maybe explains why a Sardinian centenarian has fewer fractures. Tired of exercise at your gym start walking? Just 3 hours every week can help you live longer.

People from Villagrande don’t have respiratory problems or skin disease. They use only medicinal and aromatic plants remedies.