Dan Buettner: “20% of how long we live is dictated by our genes. The other 80% is lifestyle or environment.”
Buettner, a longevity expert and founder of Blue Zones, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss his underrated tips for living a longer life, plus:
- How prayer can actually help you live longer & healthier (14:31)
- How your friendships add years to your life (19:15)
- Why sourdough is a true longevity food (21:21)
- The best type of coffee for longevity (23:13)
- How to gamify healthy eating (25:30)
Referenced in the episode:
- Buettner's book, The Blue Zones Challenge.
- mbg Podcast episode #298, #157 & #34, with Buettner.
- Danish twin study on longevity.
- Research by Walter Willett, M.D., associating a plant-based diet with living longer.
- Buettner's previous book, The Blue Zones Kitchen.
- Follow Buettner on Instagram.
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