Top 17 Articles, Stories, and Posts of 2022: Gut Health, Blue Zones Diet, Moais, Exercise, and Productivity

 

This collection of the most-read and most-shared articles, stories, and posts of 2022 incorporates common themes of Gut Health, Blue Zones Diet, Moais, Exercise, and Productivity.

6 Ways to Improve Gut Health

You can get many of the good bacteria your gut needs to move things through properly by changing things in your environment. Click To Tweet

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Blue Zones Diet: Food Secrets of the World’s Longest-Lived People

The best of the best longevity foods in the Blue Zones diet are leafy greens such as spinach, kale, beet and turnip tops, chard, and collards. Click To Tweet

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Fasting for Health and Longevity: Nobel Prize Winning Research on Cell Aging

Scientists have found that fasting for 12+ to 24+ hours triggers autophagy, and is thought to be one of the reasons that fasting is associated with longevity. Click To Tweet

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The Truth About Lectins—Why Beans Have Gotten a Bad Rap

In cases of population studies, and research from the blue zones, lectin-containing foods like whole grains and beans are associated with lower rates of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and better health overall. Click To Tweet

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Top 10 Best Blue Zones Breakfast Ideas

People on diets with the same number of calories who front-load calories to the earlier part of the day fare better in terms of subjective and objective measures of satiety,” researchers said. Click To Tweet

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Moai—This Tradition is Why Okinawan People Live Longer, Better

Research shows that your social connections can have long-term impact on your health and happiness. You mimic the habits of your three closest friends. Click To Tweet

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What Exercise is Best for Optimal Health and Longevity?

Every muscle of the body needs to be used frequently, because muscles grow and maintain or gain strength only in response to being challenged. Click To Tweet

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Use the Science of Ultradian Rhythms To Boost Productivity, Energy, and Willpower

Our ultradian rhythms matter mightily to virtually all aspects of our physical, mental, and emotional health. They also play a big role in we think about as our “willpower” and our ability to carry out the decisions we believe to be in… Click To Tweet

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