Health Parallels From the World’s “Blue Zones”
July 2020 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Health Lessons for Greater Longevity
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Modern lifestyles—including sedentary behavior and poor eating habits—are a breeding ground for chronic illness, making it harder for people to live long and prosper. Yet, there are regions around the globe where pockets of people do appear to enjoy a longer, healthier life expectancy. In these so-called Blue Zones, residents statistically live longer and healthier lives. Reinforced by research, this in-depth article from James Beard award-winning contributor Matthew Kadey, MS, RDN, presents nine lessons from the Blue Zones that lead to longer, healthier, more fulfilling lives.
Read by Sandy Todd Webster, Editor in Chief, IDEA Publications