Dan Buettner is an award-winning journalist and producer at National Geographic who has spent most of his life identifying and studying “Blue Zones.” Blue Zones are the 5 areas of the world where people live the longest, with the lowest disease rates. Today Dan is telling us all about how a plant-based diet ties into health and longevity based on his research.
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Have you ever heard of the world’s “blue zones”? Blue zones are the five areas around the world that have been found to have the populations with the most health and longevity. But how?
We're going straight to the source—Dan Buettner, who discovered the Blue Zones and invented the name. Dan is an author, award-winning journalist, and producer at National Geographic. He has spent most of his life identifying and studying “blue zones," and he’s on the show to tell us all about his findings (which influenced him to adopt a plant-based lifestyle).
Dan tells us stories of his many quests and expeditions with National Geographic, and explains exactly how the concept of blue zones was created. He shares some of the common themes within each of the world’s blue zones, and gives us practical tips to incorporate into our lives, no matter where we are in the world!
This is a fun episode that will have you inspired to expand your idea of what it means to live a healthy life. Plus, it will give you some advice that may even help you live to 100.
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