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The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest

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With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you may live up to a decade longer. Whats the prescription for success? National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity found in the Blue Zones: places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives. And in this dynamic book he discloses the recipe, blending this unique lifestyle formula with the latest scientific findings to inspire easy, lasting change that may add years to your life.

Youll meet a 94-year-old farmer and self-confessed "ladies man" in Costa Rica, a 102-year-old grandmother in Okinawa a 102-year-old Sardinian who hikes at least six miles a day, and others. By observing their lifestyles, Buettner's team has identified critical everyday choices.

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"National Geographic" explorer Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity. "The Blue Zones" reveals the surprising secrets gathered from extraordinarily long-lived communities from around the world. 20 b&w photographs.

Synopsis:

With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you may live up to a decade longer. Whats the prescription for success? National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity found in the Blue Zones: places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives. And in this dynamic book he discloses the recipe, blending this unique lifestyle formula with the latest scientific findings to inspire easy, lasting change that may add years to your life.

Youll meet a 94-year-old farmer and self-confessed "ladies man" in Costa Rica, a 102-year-old grandmother in Okinawa a 102-year-old Sardinian who hikes at least six miles a day, and others. By observing their lifestyles, Buettner's team has identified critical everyday choices.

About the Author

Dan Buettner is a National Geographic Explorer, the writer of numerous articles on longevity, the founder of Quest Network, Inc., and a producer of more than a dozen interactive expeditions. His cover story for National Geographic magazine, "Secrets of Living Longer," was a finalist for the National Magazine Award.

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ISBN:
9781426204005
Subtitle:
Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
Author:
Buettner, Dan
Publisher:
National Geographic
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Diets - General
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Aging
Subject:
Longevity
Subject:
Medical geography
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090421
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.82 in 0.9206 lb

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"Synopsis" by , "National Geographic" explorer Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity. "The Blue Zones" reveals the surprising secrets gathered from extraordinarily long-lived communities from around the world. 20 b&w photographs.
"Synopsis" by , With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you may live up to a decade longer. Whats the prescription for success? National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity found in the Blue Zones: places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives. And in this dynamic book he discloses the recipe, blending this unique lifestyle formula with the latest scientific findings to inspire easy, lasting change that may add years to your life.

Youll meet a 94-year-old farmer and self-confessed "ladies man" in Costa Rica, a 102-year-old grandmother in Okinawa a 102-year-old Sardinian who hikes at least six miles a day, and others. By observing their lifestyles, Buettner's team has identified critical everyday choices.

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