Dan Buettner, 63, has become a living, breathing, bean-eating example of the lifestyle he's spent two decades studying and sharing. In a way, he's created his own longevity Blue Zone.
How to eat like a 'Blue Zone' resident
“Blue Zones” are regions where people are believed to live the longest and healthiest lives. These areas share several features in common, including eating primarily whole, plant-based and non-processed foods. Researchers have discovered that there's nothing remarkable about the willpower or genetics of “Blue Zone” residents. Instead, they've set themselves up for success by surrounding themselves with the right foods, the right people, and the right routines.