Has Spain unearthed the secret to a long and happy life?

By On October 25, 2018

Has Spain unearthed the secret to a long and happy life?

Not that the Spanish need any justification for devouring Ibérico ham at every opportunity, knocking back a glass or two of wine with lunch or having dinner when many other nations are going to bed, but it must be nice to know that these and other habits are contributing to a longer and no doubt more enjoyable life.

According to a report by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, which has just been published in The Lancet, Spaniards are set to have the best life expectancy in the world by 2040, nudging ahead of the Japanese, to reach an average of 85.8 years. In the UK, we can only expect to get to the age of 83.3, despite our obsession with counting calories, steps and portions of...

Source: Google News Spain | Netizen 24 Spain

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