Do Japanese people really live so long?

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Do Japanese people really live so long?

Postby tomthorne » 20 Aug 2010, 23:18

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11039196

I've always been suspicious about the figures for Japanese longevity. Ok, large quantities of sometimes oily fish will reduce circulation problems, and being generally short will reduce cardiac problems. But does it have that much effect?
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