Dan Buettner: 5 Secrets to Live to 100+ & The Hack That Will Change the Way You Make Daily Food Decisions by iHeartPodcasts

Dan Buettner: 5 Secrets to Live to 100+ & The Hack That Will Change the Way You Make Daily Food Decisions

from On Purpose with Jay Shetty

by iHeartPodcasts

Published: Mon Jan 01 2024

Show Notes

Do you want to know the secret to living a long healthy life?

Do you want to know what the healthiest people in the world drink everyday?

Dan, a best-selling author and explorer, shares his extensive research and knowledge on the communities where people live the longest and healthiest lives. As the mind behind the acclaimed book, "The Blue Zones Secrets for Living Longer: Lessons from the Healthiest Places on Earth," and the visionary behind the Netflix docu-series, Dan Buettner brings a wealth of knowledge about how to live to 100+.

This conversation explores the common threads that weave through these diverse group of people, unlocking the keys to a fulfilling and enduring life .From diet and daily habits to the profound sense of community, Dan Buettner offers profound insights into how these lessons from the Blue Zones can be applied to our own lives.

Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation that bridges ancient traditions with modern living, and learn how you can integrate the Blue Zones' transformative lessons into your own pursuit of a healthier, more meaningful and longer life

In this interview you’ll learn:

  • Practical lessons for a longer life
  • What role your genes play in the length of your life
  • What you can add to your diet daily that will add 4 years to your life
  • How our environment plays a key role in our life
  • Tangible steps we can take to improve our overall well being
  • How plant based diets can significantly improve our health
  • How a sense of purpose and community can enhance our life and longevity

Dan’s passion for understanding and unlocking the secrets to longevity has influenced the world and I hope it does the same for you.

With Love and Gratitude,

Jay Shetty

What we Discuss:

  • Intro
  • How much of our genes determine how long we will live
  • The secret to a healthy America
  • The overconsumption of meat is hurting us
  • We spend twice as much time in our cars than we did in the 1980s
  • The power of community
  • The hack to a longer life isn’t based solely on diet and exercise but also community
  • Using elders as a longevity strategy for community
  • Green tea can add to your longevity
  • How beans and grains are cornerstones in the oldest global communities
  • What has changed over the years that has added to our mortality rate
  • The power of creating a social circle around health
  • Reminder to stop eating when stomachs are 80% full
  • What the last bluezone 1.0 will be
  • What most cities should consider in order to become a blue zone
  • How a sense of purpose and clarity can add to our longevity
  • Conclusion

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