Food and diet play a crucial role in determining the lifespan of an individual. Healthy eatingincludes food that is balanced and provides the body with the nutrients it requires for growthand development. In the short book, Okinawa diet the longevity secret, Marco Carestia explores thefactors that have led to Okinawa to have the largest population of centenarians in the World.
The discussion below gives an in-depth analysis of the book to identify the influence the diet of Okinawa people and how it influences their health and lifespan.One of the principal characteristics of the Okinawa diet is that it is low in salt. A lowin the salt diet is healthy for the body as it prevents the development of high blood pressurewhich is the primary factor that causes heart-related diseases.