Quinoa, mushrooms and coca: Bolivian says ancient Andean diet has kept him alive for 123 years

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Bolivian indigenous farmer Carmelo Flores, who could be the oldest person to have ever lived, attributes his longevity to quinoa grains, riverside mushrooms and around-the-clock chewing of coca leaves.

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UN urges: Eat more insects! (Seriously)

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ROME - The latest weapon in the U.N.’s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now.

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Tasty diet cuts heart disease, study finds

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A Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, olive oil and a little wine can cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes by 30 percent, researchers reported on Monday in a study that shows the real-life benefits of a diet long encouraged by doctors.

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