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How to live to 100: Cultures with long lifespans share tips for longevity

Who wouldn't want to live to 100?

For the past week, TODAY has been taking an in-depth look at everyday things you can do to live a longer, healthier life, inspired by the lifestyle habits of residents of the world's "blue zones."

Sardinianans live longer than anyone else in the world, so what better place to start when it comes to getting tips on living to 100? Here are some of their habits you can steal:

  • Incorporate walking into your daily routine
  • Eat beans every day. These are incorporated into this special minestrone soup, which the Sardinians credit for their long lifespans.
  • Drink antioxidant red wine. Head here to learn more about Cannonau wine, as well as other Mediterranean foods the Sardinians work into their diet that may help lengthen your life.

But you don't have to go around the world for all the secrets from the over-100 club. Seventh Day Adventists in Loma Linda, California — another blue zone — swear by their Bible-inspired diet. Eat like one of them with these eight foods.

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