[permaculture] Recommended Reading: "The Blue Zones" by Dan Buettner, National Geographic Explorer

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lflj at intrex.net
Sun Jun 22 17:11:02 EDT 2008

Recommended Reading:  "The Blue Zones" by Dan Buettner, National Geographic Explorer


# Hardcover: 304 pages
# Publisher: National Geographic (March 25, 2008)
# Language: English
# ISBN-10: 1426202741
# ISBN-13: 978-1426202742
# Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 1.1 inches
# Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Product Description
A New York Times Bestseller!

With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you may live up to a decade longer. What’s the prescription for 
success? National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity 
found in the Blue Zones: places in the world where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives. And 
in this dynamic book he discloses the recipe, blending this unique lifestyle formula with the latest scientific findings 
to inspire easy, lasting change that may add years to your life.

Buettner’s colossal research effort, funded in part by the National Institute on Aging, has taken him from Costa Rica to 
Italy to Japan and beyond. In the societies he visits, it’s no coincidence that the way people interact with each other, 
shed stress, nourish their bodies, and view their world yields more good years of life. You’ll meet a 94-year-old farmer 
and self-confessed "ladies man" in Costa Rica, an 102-year-old grandmother in Okinawa, a 102-year-old Sardinian who 
hikes at least six miles a day, and others. By observing their lifestyles, Buettner’s teams have identified critical 
everyday choices that correspond with the cutting edge of longevity research—and distilled them into a few simple but 
powerful habits that anyone can embrace.


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