#1 Powerhouse Nutrient 95% of Americans Don’t Eat Enough Of – Blue Zones

Centenarians in the blue zones, the longest-lived people in the world, aren’t trying to eat “healthy” or live to 100—they aren’t counting calories or reading food labels—they simply eat what is local, in season, and readily available. Unfortunately, the reality for many of us is the overly processed, colorfully packaged, sugar-saturated Standard American Diet.

Kathy Freston, New York Times bestselling author and wellness activist, has recently released her newest title 72 Reasons to be Vegan to encourage readers to try eating plant-based whether for better, skin, better sex, or maybe just a new family tradition.

Freston chatted with us about how to simplify plant-based eating, why fiber matters, and what makes family meals so special.

Blue Zones: What’s the biggest thing most Americans are missing in their diets?

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