Japan’s Secret to Long Life
Some of the world’s oldest people have lived on the Japanese island of Tokunoshima. What’s their secret? A local distiller would have you believe drinking brown sugar shochu—a spirit brewed on the island—played a role in their longevity. Alcohol that makes you live longer? We’ll drink to that.
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