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Blue Zones Secrets for Living Longer: Lessons from the Healthiest Places on Earth



"This illustrated guide to the Blue Zones includes lessons, top longevity foods and behaviors, and a surprising new Blue Zone"--

Publisher Marketing:
The creator of National Geographic's popular Blue Zones--now a documentary on Netflix--brings readers a beautifully illustrated and informative guide to the places on Earth where people live the longest--including lessons learned, top longevity foods, and the behaviors to help you live to 100--plus a surprising new blue zone.

National Geographic Explorer and best-selling author Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity, which he found in the blue zones: places around the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives.

In The Blue Zones Secrets for Living Longer, Buettner returns to Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece; Okinawa, Japan; Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula; and Loma Linda, California to check in on the super-agers living in the blue zones and interprets the not-so-secret sauce of purpose, faith, community, down-time, natural movement, and plant-based eating that has powered as many as 10 additional years of healthy living in these regions. And Buettner reveals an all-new blue zone--the first man-made blue zone yet explored.

Throughout his two decades of research, Buettner has worked with some of National Geographic's top photographers--including David McLain and Gianluca Cola--to document the healthy habits of the world's longest living communities. In this informative collection, their work punctuates Buettner's lively text, offering a beautiful tour of the blue zones.

Product Details


ISBN–13: 9781426223471

Publisher: National Geographic Society

Publication Date: Aug-2023

Pages: 288

Lexile Level: 0000

Ages: NA - NA