The Secret to Longevity


Are villagers in Italy living longer than most because of rosemary?

This article, written by PHOEBE HURST, appears on Munchies.

Rosemary Could Be the Reason These Italian Villagers Live for So Long

Since man first gazed at his reflection in a murky puddle and noticed an unexpected grey hair, we’ve been on the hunt for ways to extend our time on this earth. That elixir of life to slow the ageing process and allow us to retain our youthful glow forever. Or at least make it to our 80s without having to wear adult nappies.

Well, it might be hiding in your spice rack.

Researchers from University of California, San Diego and the University of Rome La Sapienza are joining forces to find out why residents of a remote Italian village live for so long—and they reckon it might have something to do with the liberal amount of rosemary locals infuse their dishes with.  Read more on Munchies…

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