The U.S. National Institute of Aging studied people in Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; and Loma Linda’s Seventh-day Adventist community in San Bernardino County and found that residents in all three live up to a decade longer than the rest of us.
Lifestyle guru Dan Buettner calls such areas “Blue Zones” and has a company to spread their secrets: low-meat diets, exercise, no smoking, and other shockers.
The Loma Linda pocket is the only “Blue Zone” in the U.S., and has been referred to as among the healthiest communities in the country.
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