Blue Zones

Blue zones are a very real phenomenon. They are somewhat exaggerated in some contexts, but they are very much real - Timothy Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King’s College, London, and author of The Diet Myth

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What The 'Blue Zones' Can Teach Us About Living Longer

How long we will live is one of life's great unknowns...The overall improvements in life expectancy are pretty amazing, particularly when you look at how long people live compared with the past 100 years or so...

But what can you do to increase your longevity? If you want to hit triple digits, what improves your odds? It's a question that's been on the mind of civilized society since before Ponce de Leon hit the Florida surf.

In the past 10 years, researchers have uncovered some clues, and they found them in areas of the world now called "Blue Zones." Blue Zones are demographic or geographic areas of the world where people live measurably…

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