Secrets from the world's longest-living people 5.16.13
Transforming Health | 05.08.13
In 2004, a team of the world’s best longevity researchers, led by Dan Buettner, set out to locate pockets around the globe where people lived measurably better. What they discovered was that people living in these "Blue Zones" reach age 100 at rates 10 times greater than in the U.S. So, what are their secrets to longevity and happiness?
On Thursday May 16th, Smart Talk’s Nell McCormack Abom sits down with Dan Buettner--New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. In his book, Buettner uncovers the best strategies for longevity.
What do YOU think are the top 5 keys to living a longer, healthier life? What suggestions do you have for making Central PA a healthier place to live? Share your thoughts through witf’s Public Insight Network.
Then, tune in on Thursday May 16th at 8pm for a Smart Talk/Transforming Health Special only on witf TV.
You won't want to miss this exciting conversation which will reveal the secrets to living the longest and happiest life, and how communities can join together to transform the quality of life for residents.
Learn more about Buettner's Blue Zones project in these links:
- Visit the Blue Zones website to learn about the secrets to healthy living.
- Try out the Blue Zone Vitality Compass to calculate your own life expectancy and get tips for improving quality and quantity of life.
- The Blue Zones secrets to happiness
- 9 Secrets Form the Wold's Longest-Living People
- Blue Zones Cities that are adopting healthy lifestyles
Watch Dan Buettner's Ted Talk on how to live to be 100+ below: