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The Japanese Longevity Factor

September 16, 20159 min
Should you be adding more brown seaweed to your diet?According to an article in Life Extension, the average life expectancy of the Japanese people is among the highest in the world.Some believe this is due to the types of foods they eat, as their diet differs vastly from the heavily processed foods you can find in North America. One food item in particular that's very popular in Japanese diets is brown seaweed, which is rich in fucoidan.Over 1,000 studies have been done on brown seaweed and the benefits of fucoidan, and researchers have found it can suppress chronic inflammation, restore immune competence, and impede cancer progression.What are some other benefits of brown seaweed?Listen in as Dr. Mike shares the Japanese longevity factor and the amazing benefits of brown seaweed.

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