This May Be the Untold Secret to Longevity (Hint: It’s Not Only What You Eat) – Blue Zones

By Dan Buettner

Twelve years ago, Blue Zones became an instant bestseller not because it discovered a miracle diet or pill to live a longer life, but revealed, from the world’s longest-lived people that purpose, good social connectedness, and daily rituals to help us unwind were much more powerful than we thought. 

 

Now, Marta Zaraska, in her powerful new book, Growing Young: How Friendship, Optimism, and Kindness Can Help You Live to 100, unpacks these “soft drivers” of health, showing us why they are more important than the marketer’s panacea, diet-and-exercise. 

I interviewed Marta from her home in Paris (from Santa Barbara).  I found her answers enlightening. —Dan Buettner

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