Sometimes, we can get stuck eating the same foods over and over. Lack of diversity in your diet can get boring to your taste buds, and even lead to food allergies.

We may not be quite ready to travel, but we can always taste the flavors of the world right at home. Discover the top foods eaten by some of the world’s longest-living people, then add these foods for longevity to your grocery list.

Top Longevity Foods from Greece

  • Olive oil
  • Wild greens (dandelion, arugula)
  • Potatoes
  • Feta cheese
  • Black-eyed peas
  • Chickpeas
  • Lemons
  • Mediterranean herbs (marjoram, mint, rosemary)
  • Honey
  • Turkish-style coffee

Top Foods for Longevity from Japan

  • Bitter melon
  • Tofu
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Turmeric
  • Brown rice
  • Green tea
  • Shiitake mushrooms
  • Seaweeds

Top Foods for Longevity from Costa Rica

  • Squash
  • Papayas
  • Yams
  • Black beans
  • Bananas
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