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In the Zone

According to researchers, Nicoya is one of the world’s five Blue Zones — places where life expectancies are significantly higher than average.

The peninsula of 185,000 people currently has 57 centenarians and more than 1,000 people over the age of 90.

But people in Nicoya don’t just live long lives. They’re also reaching advanced age in surprisingly good health.

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