Dan Buettner discovered the five places in the world –dubbed blue zones hotspots – where people live the longest, healthiest lives. In this episode he inspires us to eat more of what he calls the #1 longevity food. Listen to find out what that is and how to make the most of it.
Dan Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist and producer, and New York Times bestselling author who now works in partnership with municipal governments, large employers, and health insurance companies to implement Blue Zones Projects in communities, workplaces, and universities.
Blue Zones Projects are well-being initiatives that apply lessons from the Blue Zones to entire communities by focusing on changes to the local environment, public policy, and social networks. The program has dramatically improved the health of more than 5 million Americans to date. In his new book “Blue Zones American Kitchen” Buettner uncovers the traditional roots of plant-forward cuisine in the United States.