There are now over 900 people over the age of 90 on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula. How is this possible? Their credo, “pura vida”, which translates as “enjoying the riches that life has to offer”, their Amerindian genetic ancestry, a nutritious and surprisingly sweet diet, a physical and intellectual vivacity favoured by a low-mechanization environment, and strong relational ties… these seem to be the answers to their longevity. With the help of scientists, our naturopathic chef and attending physician will investigate and uncover the secrets of the inhabitants.

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