Live Long and Prosper: The progress of the Beach Cities Blue Zones Project

About five years ago the Blue Zones Project® launched in the Beach Cities with the goal to help people live longer, healthier and happier lives. At the time about 60 percent of the population was overweight or obese and stress levels of residents were close to those living in poverty. Today, after the work of the Blue Zones Project, the Beach Cities are thriving and residents are reporting they are living significantly better lives in almost every respect than they were five years ago according to a Gallup-Healthways update.