Eat Wisely Resources

Delicious recipes, tools, and resources to help you eat like the world’s longest-lived people in the blue zones.

Easy, Awesome Meals

Some of our easiest, tastiest recipes that readers continue to love and share.

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Blue Zones Food Guidelines

We distilled more than 150 dietary surveys of the world’s longest-lived people to discover the secrets of a longevity diet.

Food Guidelines

Four Always, Four to Avoid

The Four ALWAYS Foods are readily available, affordable, taste good, and are versatile to include in most meals. The Four AVOID Foods are those highly correlated with obesity, heart disease, or cancer, as well as constant temptations in the standard American diet.

Four Always, Four to Avoid

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10 Things That Will Happen to You When you Eat a Plant-Based Diet

10 Things That Will Happen to You in a Day, Week, or Month When you Eat a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

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12 Mouthwatering Mediterranean Meals

With a heavy plant-slant approach, here are 12 healthy and delicious meals that feature some of the traditional dishes of Ikaria and Sardinia.

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5 Tips to Start Cooking at Home

“When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar, and less fat than those who cook less or not at all – even if they are not trying to lose weight.”— Julia A. Wolfson, MPP, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future.

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