World's oldest person dies at 115 years old

Around the world, thanks to better health and nutrition, people are living longer than ever before. But despite the advancements, the world’s oldest people are clustered in countries like Japan, Switzerland, Australia and Singapore.

Japan, ranked first in the list of countries with the longest life expectancies, recently lost its oldest resident, and the oldest person on the planet, with the death of 115 year-old Koto Okubo.

How to lose weight over the holidays

It may be hard to believe, but you can make it through the holidays unscathed, happy, and hopeful. Follow this plan, and there will be no reason to start the New Year bloated, stuffed, or unhappy.

Here are 10 tips that will help you to easily and effortlessly navigate the holiday season without adding on pounds:

Tip #1: Eat Slowly and Savor the Flavor

Research shows that those who slow down while eating eat less than those who gulp and stuff.