The Okinawan Ratio

The Okinawan Ratio
The optimum ratio is 10 parts carb to one part protein (10:1) and is found in the Okinawan diet.

It is quite the opposite of current popular diets that advocate a high protein, low carb diet. We belive carbs are bad, but Okinawa diet is providing counter evidence.

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300% more centerians in Okinawa
68 per 100,000 people. 

It’s not that they live long lives, but also healthy lives too, which lead to the proposal that their diet has something to do with it.

The Okinawan diet
It's high on carbohydrates, low in protein and in calories. 

Okinawans eat an abundance of green and yellow vegetables – such as the bitter melon – and various soy products. Although they do eat pork, fish and other meats, these are typically a small component of their overall consumption, which is mostly plant-based foods.

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