Do Cigars and Sex Boost Cubans’ Lives?
Posted on Oct 5, 2006
|AP / Jose Goitia|
Cubans Mercedes Martinez, left, 72, and Josefa Gamet, 62, posing for photos last year for tourists in Old Havana.
Cuba’s high number of centenarians say their longevity is down to laying off alcohol, but indulging in coffee, cigars and sex.
The findings are the result of a study that looked into the lives of 54 out of the more than 100 centenarians who live in Villa Clara province.
More than 60% of them had parents who also lived to be over 100.
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