Proceedings of Meetings and Symposia>Speech:  Buettner, Dan (Sept 2009), How to live to be 100, Ted Talks, Retrieved on 2013-11-27
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  • Folksonomies: anthropology longevity

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    27 NOV 2013

     Adventists Live Longer

    In America here, life expectancy for the average woman is 80. But for an Adventist woman, their life expectancy is 89. And the difference is even more pronounced among men, who are expected to live about 11 years longer than their American counterparts. Now, this is a study that followed about 70,000 people for 30 years. Sterling study. And I think it supremely illustrates the premise of this Blue Zone project. This is a heterogeneous community. It's white, black, Hispanic, Asian. The only t...
    Folksonomies: culture health longevity
    Folksonomies: culture health longevity
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    Habits and characteristics of Adventists that may lend to their longer lifespans.

    27 NOV 2013

     Okinawa Culture as a Blue Zone

    We found our second Blue Zone on the other side of the planet, about 800 miles south of Tokyo, on the archipelago of Okinawa. Okinawa is actually 161 small islands. And in the northern part of the main island, this is ground zero for world longevity. This is a place where the oldest living female population is found. It's a place where people have the longest disability-free life expectancy in the world. They have what we want. They live a long time, and tend to die in their sleep, very quick...
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    Habits and culture of the people with the longest life-expectancy on the planet.