The Blue Zones

The Blue Zones : Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who'Ve Lived the Longest

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A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits. If you adopt the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are you may live up to a decade longer. So what's the formula for success? National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has lead teams of researchers across the globe to uncover the secrets of Blue Zones-geographic regions where high percentages of centenarians are enjoying remarkably long, full more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 106.68 x 172.72 x 22.86mm | 158.76g
  • National Geographic Society
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 24 Black and White Photographs
  • 1426207557
  • 9781426207556
  • 12,996

About Dan Buettner

DAN BUETTNER is the founder of Blue Zones, an organization that helps Americans live longer, healthier lives. His groundbreaking work on longevity led to his 2005 National Geographic cover story "Secrets of Living Longer" and two national bestsellers, The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest and Thrive. He lives in Minneapolis, MN. He can be found on Facebook and Twitter, and through his website From the Trade Paperback more

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Amust-read if you want to stay young! Buettner teaches us the secrets of the world s longest-lived cultures and how they can turn back your biological clock. Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. "The Blue Zone" is one of the most important and engaging stories you will ever read! With Dan Buettner as your intrepid narrator, you will visit locations where people are living the longest, healthiest lives anywhere on the planet. More importantly, you will learn how to immediately incorporate those lessons from faraway places into your very own life. When I hosted the documentary, "Chasing Life, " Dan Buettner was the man we looked to for advice. Now, you have all of it at your fingertips. Inside: The Secret to a Long Life. Sanjay Gupta, M.D. This book gives you practical tips for living long and well the essential components of lifestyles in those areas of the world where healthy aging is the rule.I recommend it. Andrew Weil, M.D. After a lifetime in the health and beauty business, I had the feeling that I knew most everything about aging gracefully. Then along comes Blue Zones, which is a valuable guide to help us achieve longer healthier lives. Each engaging encounter reveals simple, healthy choices that everyone can incorporate into their lives no matter where they live. Thank you, Dan Buettner! Cheryl Tiegs Dan Buettner takes us on a journey to explore the secrets of longevity and in so doing introduces us to a world of joy in aging... at 91, this is very good news! Walter Cronkite "From the Hardcover edition.""show more

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