"Blue Zones: Secrets of a Long Life"
Dan Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist and producer, and New York Times bestselling author. He discovered the five places in the world –dubbed blue zones hotspots –where people live the longest, healthiest lives. His articles about these places in The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic are two of the most popular for both publications.Buettner now works in partnership with municipal governments, large employers, and health insurance companies to implement Blue Zones Projects incommunities, 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.
To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and his team study the world's blue zones, longevity hotspots whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting ages. In his talk, he shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits-Power 9-that keep them spry past age 100. What should you be doing to live a longer life? Dan Buettner debunks the most common myths and offers a science-backed blueprint for the average American to live another 12 quality year.