Mysterious Village Where People Live a Century

Date: 2022-01-27 06:56:06


Scientists have long been working on cracking the key to human longevity. But there’s a village in Ecuador where people already know how to live a century. Vicambria is believed to be the place where time works differently. Most of its citizens live up to the age of 100, and some reach 120 and even 140 years.

What makes this place so special and why do people live here longer? Is it the climate, the food, the clean water or the location of this place? Let’s take a close look at this village, its inhabitants and try to solve the secret of the increased life span.


Travel to Ecuador 00:00
Vilcabamba in 1970s 00:47
The secret to longevity 02:21
Plants 02:47
Researcher that stayed for a year 03:30
Tourists coming 03:53
122 YO person 04:35
The myth debunked 05:29
Making up numbers 06:34
Hong Kong and Japan 06:53
Blue zones 07:12
Balanced diet 08:12
Ovodda 08:43

Vilcabamba in Peru, Stadtansichten, Pflanzen und Gärten: By Burkhard Mücke, CC BY-SA 4.0 ,
Animation is created by Bright Side.
Music by Epidemic Sound

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