How to live to be 100 - The Secret of the "Blue Zones"



"To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world's "Blue Zones," communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. At TEDxTC, he shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that keep them spry past age 100."

A Blue Zone is a region of the world where people commonly live active lives past the age of 100 years.

Five Blue Zones have been identified by Buettner:

- Sardinia, Italy
- The islands of Okinawa, Japan
- Loma Linda, California
- Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica
- Icaria, Greece


Venn Diagram of longevity clues from Okinawa, Sardinia, and Loma Linda. Image source: Wikipedia, public domain.

References:
Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100+
Blue Zone. Wikipedia.
Uncovering secrets to a longer life. CNN.

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