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For thousands of years, tales of the Fountain of Youth have been recounted and shared across various generations. This fountain supposedly gave restorative powers to anyone who drinks or bathes in its life-giving waters. To this day, it remains an elusive mystery. Dan Buettner’ s book The Blue Zones Solution , however, reveals how we can get closer to achieving a healthy, vital and active lifestyle well into our 80s, 90s, and even past age 100.


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What’s more, many healthy oils are plant-based too and preferable to animal-based fats. Olive oil consumption increases the good kind of cholesterol while lowering the “bad” kind at the same time. In Ikaria, Greece, researchers found that for most middle-aged people, six tablespoons of olive oil ...


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After more than a decade of gathering research, Dan has identified the places where people live the longest. His extensive analysis pinpointed five locations where the highest concentration of 100-year olds grows old without heart problems, ob...


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By making just a few simple lifestyle changes, you too can realize many of the same benefits that Blue Zone communities have literally been living out for centuries. Let’s see what they are!


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The key is to maintain a high metabolism rate throughout the day, every day.  In Okinawa, for example, houses are almost devoid of furniture , so Okinawans get up and down from the floor dozens of times every day...


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Lesson 1: The 20% gap between being satisfied and feeling full could be the difference between losing weight and gaining it.

People in the Blue Zones typically eat their last meal of the day in the late afternoon or the early evening hours. After that, no late-night snacking or sweet nightcap before bedtime! They have also learned to discipline themselves t...


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There’s a good amount of press these days dedicated to what health experts call “intermittent” fasting. This type of caloric restriction prompts a digestive survival mechanism that is proven to promote longevity . In caloric restriction mode, our cells protect themselves by produ...


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Free radicals are nasty by-products, oxidizing agents that deteriorate the body from the inside out. It’s not much different from the way oxidation forms as rust on an old car and destroys it over time. If they build up over time in the body, free radicals can ultimately contribute to stiffening ...


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Here Are 3 Lessons We Can Learn From Centenarians

  1. A 2,500-year-old mantra from Okinawa reminds people to stop eating when they’re 80% full – and it’s a healthy idea.
  2. Beans, including fava, black, soy and lentil are the cornerstone of most centenarian diets.
  3. The world’s longest-lived communities live in environments that cont...


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Lesson 2: Load up on plant-based foods, especially beans and lentils.

Limiting animal protein in your diet to no more than one small serving per day is a beneficial health practice. While people in four out of five of the Blue Zones eat meat, they do so sparingly. Generally, meat is mostly used for ...


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Who would I recommend The Blue Zones Solution to?

The 22-year-old, who is packing too much beer-drinking and junk food in between study time, the 38-year-old logistics manager, who likes to spend all his free time playing The Legend of Zelda , and anyo...


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Lesson 3: Our society has engineered much of daily movement out of our lives, and we need to get it back.

Not only do Blue Zone people live in places with easy access to fresh and healthy food, but they move all day long too. The average American sits 9.6 hours a day . For every hour we sit, we lose about 22 minutes of life expectancy. Eve...


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Interestingly, Blue Zoners do not belong to health clubs, they don’t run marathons, and they don’t spend time on treadmills or exercise bikes. Movement is a natural and regular part of their lifestyle . What’s more, their environme...


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"Knowing why we get up in the morning is one of the great antidotes to the downs in life."

-Dan Buettner


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Typically, two thirds of a plate in a Blue Zone home are filled with beans, greens, sweet potatoes, fruits, nuts, seeds, and other whole grains. They also eat an impressive variety of garden offerings when they are in season. The best longevity foods are leafy greens such as spin...


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The Blue Zones Solution - Book Review

The Blue Zones Solution is an inspiring read on multiple levels. It’s more than just an informational source for healthy living, a journey into the exotic. It provides a glimpse into the habits, lifestyle...


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Book Summary

The Blue Zones Solution shows you how to adopt the lifestyle and mindset practices of the healthiest, longest-living people on the planet from the five locations with the highest population of centenar...


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