Blue Zones are regions of the world where Dan Buettner claims people live much longer than average. The term first appeared in the November National. Listen to The Blue Zones Audiobook by Dan Buettner, narrated by Michael McConnohie. In this world, there are five regions where people not only live longer than average (many hitting and beyond regularly), but healther and.

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An excellent book, well read and easy to listen to, with great supporting website.

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9 lessons from the world’s Blue Zones on living a long, healthy life

In his book, Buettner provides a list byettner nine lessons, covering the lifestyle of blue zones people: My own recommendation is whole grain porridge with sultanas and apple mixed into it. Here are 5 reasons why Rivonia Pillay 30 Nov Nice collection of stories – but not much more I guess this is one of those books that you could actually get the abridged version and probably get the most out of it more efficiently.

As the two men zeroed in on the cluster of villages with the highest longevity, they drew concentric blue circles on the map san began referring to the area inside the circle as the Blue Zone. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. How human rights laws are helping to address economic inequality Chatham House 21 Dec InBuettner partnered with b,ue wellness provider to create the Blue Zones Project, which works to create sustainable environments where communities move naturally, eat fresh and healthy foods, and connect socially.

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The stories from people Dan interviews are fascinating and their lifestyles are worth investigating. Spending time with friends, neighbours and being involved in the community works wonders to de-stress and give people a sense of purpose. So every year, we become more unhealthy, heavy, stressed, and lonely. There are currently 42 Blue Zone Project cities across the United States, and we continuously receive new applications from communities and cities all over the country that see the need to create lasting change.

Bblue no magic pill or solution obviously, but Dan makes a pretty decent list at the end of the book to summarize the things science either knows or suggests that add up to a healthy life.

He offers an explanation, based on data and first hand observations, as to why these populations live healthier and longer lives.

I have to say that throughout the book the religious part somehow annoyed me, even it was kept at bay most of the time. It’s a book, not high school play! Andrew Chakhoyan 16 Nov It’s also funny that in one of the people Dan interviews, the centenary man says he picked up some sweets from the market place to his son, who likes’em a lot.

Therefore the book is a useful reference source for a vanishing world. What are they and what can be done? We also work with local community groups and religious institutions to create walking groups and other opportunities for residents to meet new people, create new connections, and improve their lives with volunteer work or new hobbies.


This really made me think of how modern people live their lives and how much time have changed things that are important to us.

I still wish they’d make a different cover, even it seems shallow or non-important thing for many.

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Anybody who has reached an age when longevity seems important will benefit from this book as the authentic research it includes, whilst not strictly speaking “scientific” is full of anecodotal advice which I think many will find useful. Accelerating climate action Our impact. More on the da. Ironically enough, that’s probably just the thing the book talks about that people should avoid: Sanchita Sharma Hindustan Times.

Then you need go no further! I had to keep backing the audiobook up in 30 second increments because the narrator gave such a forgettable reading of this book.

Story mixed in with research. This is a book, not high school theater club! Social justice and teamwork are the future of globalization Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar 16 Nov The message is one of hope and practical advice on how to maximise both length and quality of life. For the band, see Blue Zone band.

I am a Kiwi, and so had to laugh a bit at his New Zealand accent attempt, but then I am sure he would laugh at my take on an American accent.