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Raw Peach Tart (video)

This tart is a DREAM! If you’re looking for the perfect summertime potluck recipe that will impress kith and kin alike, you’re…

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Indian Chickpeas

Bright and colorful, made with turmeric and ginger, both natural anti-inflammatory spices, pair this recipe with curried rice or fresh naan bread…

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Cowboy Caviar (video)

Beans, beans, the magical fruit…No ethical issues with this “caviar!” Full of fresh, summery vegetables, this recipe makes a little less than…

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Thai Salad with Coconut Curry Dressing (video)

With a refreshing blend of flavors and textures, this salad can be easily doctored up to suit even the pickiest eater. The…

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Can Technology Make You Healthier? – 9 Questions for Thomas Goetz

Thomas Goetz is the co-founder of the new healthcare company, Iodine, and the author of the new book, The Remedy: Robert Koch,…

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Want Happier Employees? Build Trust

At a national level, trust is even more important than education, status or even wealth in creating well-being among people.  At Blue…

Iowa Gets Shout-Out on Gallup Well-Being Index Report: ‘No State More Invested in Well-Being’

Our goal at Blue Zones isn’t just to help people live longer. We want to help them live better –to build closer…

Hy Vee Boosts Sales with Healthier Options

Hy Vee Boosts Sales with Healthier Options Local Cedar Falls Blue Zones Project™ participant, Hy-Vee, worked under project guidelines to increase sales…

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New York Times best-selling author, Dan Buettner, has delivered the secrets of the best practices in health, longevity and happiness to over 500 audiences worldwide.

Using National Geographic photography and video, his interactive presentations tell the stories of the world’s happiest and longest-lived cultures and offer a formula to get a higher well-being immediately.

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Daily Lessons From a Blue Zone

How can you live like the American longevity all-stars? Try these tactics practiced in Loma Linda to live measurably longer. Find a sanctuary in time. A weekly break from the…

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