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Secrets for Living Longer Revealed With Dan Buettner of The Blue Zones

Secrets for Living Longer Revealed With Dan Buettner of The Blue Zones

The average American could live about 14 extra years if they optimized their lifestyle.

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Longevity expert Dan Buettner is spilling the secrets of what it takes to live those extra years. He’s been studying some of the longest living communities on the planet known as The Blue Zones.

Before the secrets are spilled in his new book, The Blue Zones: Secrets For Living Longer, and Netflix documentary series, Living to 100, he shares some with “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room Podcast. You’ll learn that the diet and lifestyle habits practiced in these communities are perhaps the best medicine of all.

The pair also discuss what has changed in the original five Blue Zones since they were first documented 20 years ago.

Dan also reveals a new sixth Blue Zone!

Dan also shares what we’ve learned from these communities that you can apply to your own life to live a longer, happier, and healthier existence. 

Topics Discussed

  • Reverse engineering longevity
  • The new Blue Zone
  • Applying longevity traits to your life
  • Supplements and living longer. . . or not
  • New insights from 20 years of life expectancy research
  • Blue Zones food guidelines
  • And more!

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