Scientists ‘find key to longevity’ in Italian village where one in 10 people live beyond 100 years

By Harry Cockburn

With an endnote by Lasha Darkmoon
on Sexual Continence and Celibacy

92500599Statue of Madonna del Mare (‘Madonna of the Sea’) overlooking the tiny fishing village of Acciaroli in SW Italy where one in 10 people are over 100 years old.

Acciaroli in south west Italy is no ordinary place. It is home to an extraordinarily high number of centenarians.

More than one in 10 of the population of 700 is over 100 years old, and the hamlet has been the focus of a study to discover the factors that contribute to its residents’ longevity. Read More