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The Thrillist – Secrets of People Who Live Past 100

There are five places — called Blue Zones — where a disproportionately high number of residents live to 100: Ikaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; and Nicoya, Costa Rica.  Dan Buettner, a National Geographic Fellow and bestselling author, has spent years studying the habits of people who…


The World’s #1 Longevity Food

Low in fat, packed with fiber and dollar-for-dollar more protein than meat, beans are the cornerstone of every Blue Zones diet in the world. Tim McGreevy, the proverbial King of Beans (CEO of the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council and the American Pulse Association) talked with us recently and…

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Valter D. Longo

Fasting for Longevity: 9 Questions for Dr. Valter D. Longo

In the 12 years I’ve been researching longevity for Blue Zones, I’ve met dozens of great scientists. None, however, has a more convincing strategy to slow the aging process than Dr. Valter Longo. He’s an award-winning researcher, gerontology and biological sciences professor and director of the Longevity Institute at the University…

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Is Bread Bad for You?

Is bread bad for you? Dan Buettner shares Ikaria’s sourdough secret directly from the source. Try making your own Ikarian-Style Sourdough Bread straight from the Blue Zones’ kitchen.

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Jason Wachob from mindbodygreen

Living MindBodyGreen: 9 Questions for Jason Wachob

Jason is the Founder & CEO of mindbodygreen, a website established to provide readers with information, inspiration, and motivation to live their healthiest and happiest lives. He has been featured in The New York Times, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and Vogue, and his first book, Wellth: How I Learned to Build…

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Remar Sutton

Saving to 100: 9 Questions for Remar Sutton

Gallup-Healthways’ most recent poll of over 2 million Americans has found that poor financial management can actually cause obesity (not just a correlation).  So, I’ve asked my good friend and personal finance advocate, Remar Sutton, to weigh-in on some strategies people of all ages can do to relieve financial stress and…

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