Where are the blue zones area of the world?

Where are the blue zones area of the world?

Blue zones are the places in the world discovered by Dan Buettner, who claims that these places consist of the longest-lived people in the world. He identified these five places as the blue zones.

Those five places which he has also discussed in his New York Times Bestseller book: The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest are:

  1. Sardinia, Italy (the barbagia region): First blue region ever identified and studied by them.
  2. The islands of Okinawa, Japan: Okinawa was once called the land of immortals. It’s situated at the southern end of Japan.
  3. Loma Linda, a small city in California: The people living here have the lifespan a decade longer than the rest of the world. They don’t smoke or drink alcohol.
  4. Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica: In “Nicoya Peninsula”, people live longer than those in other areas of Costa Rica.
  5. Ikaria, Greece: A mix of factors like geography, lifestyle, culture, diet, and outlook explains it all.

Locals of these places produce a high number of centenarians who suffer a small fragment of the common diseases that kill people in other parts of the world and enjoy more of a healthy life. Along with conscious and healthy lifestyle, they have a strong supporting community, whether it’s of friends, family or anyone is a way for them to be involved in regular social activities like enjoying meals together, cooking together, sharing hobbies together, working on things they’re passionate about with each other.

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