Is the Andean Diet the Key to Longevity?

Carmelo Flores Laura claims the Andean diet and a life of outdoor activity has helped keep him alive for 123 years.  These days he spends most of his time lying on a blanket as life in his tiny village flies by. He has outlived his wife and friends in the village he barely left.

(EPA/La Paz Government/Keystone)

(EPA/La Paz Government/Keystone)

Flores resides in Frasquia, Bolivia, a hamlet 4,000 meters up, two hours from the nearest road, isolated from civilization. His son says he spent a short time living in La Paz, but felt caged in and wanted to return to his land. The cattle and sheep herder says his long walks with the animals, along with his diet have kept him alive.

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