Part of the traditional Ikarian diet: fresh tomatoes from the garden.
Konstantinos Spanos, 101, says the key to long life is modesty in everything, including "food, women and entertainment." He reads five hours a day.
At age 104, Ionna Proiou runs a daily weaving business.
In Ikaria, people spend more time outdoors, staying active.
Two swimmers enjoy a sunset over Artemis' Cove.
A climber navigates the rocky ridges above Artemis' Cove.
Chistodoulos Poris, 94, describes a recent party he attended until 5 a.m.
A cat enjoys the slow vibe at Thea's Inn.
Antiiopi Koufadakis, an 80-year-old cancer survivor, feeds a homegrown tomato to her granddaughter. Her father lived to 98.
Alexandro Koufadakis, 84, pours a lunchtime glass of homemade wine.
These residents' words may be Greek to you, but incorporating a few of their healthy habits could have a significant impact on your lifespan.