Seriously, what happened? We loved you. Okinawa had earned the respect of doctors, researchers and health experts all over the world. All of us who work every day to improve the general population’s health. We wanted to be Okinawan. We needed Okinawa to show us the way.

You had it figured out. Okinawans have some of the lowest rates of chronic disease in the world. Okinawans lived to be 100+ years old, and were enjoying an unprecedented quality of life.

What happened? KFC happened. Westernization happened.  Read more about this from Blue Zone