In Ikaria, a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, they love their local wine and way of life.
And it’s a good thing they do. Residents of the island live, on average, 10 years longer than other westerners. Some locals credit the peaceful lifestyle and close community while others credit the locally made wine or water. Did I mention that the water is radioactive?
Researchers say it could be any number of things. Among these things are the diet and wine from local produce, the steep incline of the terrain that causes all citizens to get exercise throughout the day and even the radioactive water. For more information, click here.