The Italian diet, combined with a climate that promotes outdoor activity, is thought to play an important role in healthy aging among Italians.
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Japan has the longest-living population in the world, with the average 60-year-old going on to live until age 86. Experts say this is due to good diets, active lifestyles and supportive family structure.
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Spain's version of the Mediterranean diet combined with strong family networks is believed to enhance life expectancy among its population. In Spain, average life expectancy at age 60 is 85.
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France also tied second with the other countries in southern Europe with, those over 60 living to the age of 85, on average. Pictured, a couple sit on a bench in Cannes.
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Diet and outdoor lifestyle in Andorra help to keep the country's elderly population healthy.
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The universal health care system in Australia, combined with Australians' outdoor lifestyle, help people live longer, according to experts. Pictured, a war veteran during ANZAC Day.
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The outdoor lifestyle and health infrastructure are credited with keeping New Zealanders healthy and living longer.
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Switzerland's wealth and health care system are credited with boosting the nation's longevity.
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After Japan, Singapore has Asia's highest life expectancy at a