December 28, 2012

How to Live to a Ripe Old Age

Cathy Newman, National Geographic

AP Photo

Cento di questi giorni. May you have a hundred birthdays, the Italians say, and some of them do. 

So do other people in various spots around the world—in Blue Zones, so named by National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner for the blue ink that outlines these special areas on maps developed over more than a decade.

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TAGGED: Lifestyle, Greece, Longevity


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