How people live longer in the blue zones?

How people live longer in the blue zones?

People who are living in the blue zones cities follow these common centenarian practices to live a long healthy life: In Sardinia, Italy, people consume a lean, plant-based diet with occasional meat. Every member of the family is taken care of. They celebrate elders, take long walks, drink goat’s milk, and a glass or two of red wine daily. They also gather around each day to laugh and enjoy.

In the islands of Okinawa, Japan, they embrace an ikigai which is the reason they get up early in the morning on daily basis, even in their 100s too. They consume a plant-based diet. Their meals include vegetables, sweet potatoes, soy, and tofu which are high in nutrients and low in calories.

They are involved in gardening and are active walkers. They have a tradition of forming a moai which provides social networking. They enjoy being in the sun soaking up some vitamin D, which promotes healthier bodies.

In Loma Linda, California, people take a break weekly from daily routine life to spend time with their family and in nature. They do regular moderate physical activity and spend their time with like-minded peoples. They volunteer and eat an early light dinner. They eat nuts five times a week. Most of them follow a vegetarian diet, others eat meat in moderation, and they drink plenty of water.

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