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Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Secrets to Longevity


According to the world’s oldest person, the secret behind her longevity is sushi and sleep.

Misao Okawa turns 116 years old tomorrow and credits oily fish such as mackerel for her longevity as well as her eight hours of rest every night.  Okawa moved into a care home 18 years ago at the age of 98.  Her husband Yukio passed away in 1931.  She has an elderly son, 94, daughter, 92, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

See Sushi and Sleep Are the Secrets to Longevity, According the World’s Oldest Person, Fox News, Mar. 3, 2014.


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