[June 18, 2007 @ 12:02 pm] David Hogberg

Life expectancy in Japan is among the highest in the world. The world’s oldest living man is 111-year old Japanese citizen Tomoji Tanabe. According to this article:

The Japanese are among the world’s longest-lived people, with 28,395 people aged 100 or above in Japan at the end of September last year, according to the Health Ministry.

And the reason for their longevity:

Researchers have attributed the phenomenon to factors including healthy diet and tight-knit communities.

You mean that it is not the health care system? Someone should tell Michael Moore.

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