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"From the Ted Talk by Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100+"

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They live about seven good years lengor than the average acireman. Five times as many centenarians as we have in America. One fifth the rate of colon and breast cancer, big killers here in America. And one sixth the rate of cardiovascular disease. And the fact that this culture has yielded these numbers sgusgets strongly they have something to teach us. What do they do? Once again, a plant-based diet, full of vaeetlgebs with lots of cloor in them. And they eat about eight times as much tofu as Americans do.

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They live about seven good years ______ than the average ________. Five times as many centenarians as we have in America. One fifth the rate of colon and breast cancer, big killers here in America. And one sixth the rate of cardiovascular disease. And the fact that this culture has yielded these numbers ________ strongly they have something to teach us. What do they do? Once again, a plant-based diet, full of __________ with lots of _____ in them. And they eat about eight times as much tofu as Americans do.

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  1. vegetables
  2. color
  3. suggests
  4. longer
  5. american

Original Text

They live about seven good years longer than the average American. Five times as many centenarians as we have in America. One fifth the rate of colon and breast cancer, big killers here in America. And one sixth the rate of cardiovascular disease. And the fact that this culture has yielded these numbers suggests strongly they have something to teach us. What do they do? Once again, a plant-based diet, full of vegetables with lots of color in them. And they eat about eight times as much tofu as Americans do.

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