Dr. Gary Young, in 1998 visited the Hunza
valley in the Himalayas to explore the longevity secrets of the Hunza people, who are commonly thought to live 110 to 115 years. Dr. Young discovered that the Hunza diet
is based on unprocessed foods and minimal meat, emphasizing many fruits, vegetables, whole grains such as buckwheat and millet, mulberry, figs, almonds, walnuts, apricots, etc. The focus on whole foods ensures the Hunza diet is high in vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber.