Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
On Sale: March 25, 2008
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With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you
may live up to a decade longer. What’s 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.
Buettner’s colossal research
effort, funded in part by the National Institute on Aging,
has taken him from Costa Rica to Italy to Japan and beyond.
In the societies he visits, it’s no coincidence that the way
people interact with each other, shed stress, nourish their
bodies, and view their world yields more good years of life.
You’ll meet a 94-year-old farmer and self-confessed "ladies
man" in Costa Rica, an 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 teams
have identified critical everyday choices that correspond
with the cutting edge of longevity research—and distilled
them into a few simple but powerful habits that anyone can
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