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The Blue Zones

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Written by Dan BuettnerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Dan Buettner

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
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  • Publisher: National Geographic
  • On Sale: April 21, 2009
  • Price: $14.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-4262-0400-5 (1-4262-0400-0)
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a paperback.
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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.

You’ll meet a 94-year-old farmer and self-confessed "ladies man" in Costa Rica, a 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 team has identified critical everyday choices.