Is this the secret to living to 100? Scientists identify a specific mix of bacteria and viruses that could help us live longer

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Humans may have finally discovered the secret to a long life, which is hiding in our guts.

Scientists from the University of Copenhagen studied 176 healthy Japanese centenarians – a rare population who reach 100 years or more – and found they all had a mix of bacteria and viruses in their gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

The study showed that specific viruses in the intestines can benefit the microbiome in the gut and, therefore, our health.

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