About the Author
Dan Buettner is an internationally recognized researcher, explorer, and author. He founded Blue Zones™, a project of Quest Network, Inc., to research and publicize the world's best practices in health, longevity, and happiness. As a pioneer in exploration and education, he has traveled the world to answer some of science's biggest questions. Buettner's National Geographic
cover story on Blue Zones was one of the top-selling covers in the magazine's history and his 2008 book, The Blue Zones,
hit The New York Times
From the Hardcover edition.