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Medical Keynote: Dan Buettner

To make it to age 100, you have to have won the genetic lottery. And while most of us do have the capacity to make it well into our early 90’s, and largely without chronic disease, how can you know if you’re doing all that it takes to live a long and healthy life? In search of the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic to find and study the world’s “Blue Zones,” communities whose elders live to record-setting ages without preventable diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Beuttner and his team identified five zones as being "blue," and have identified 9 evidence-based diet and lifestyle habits that were common among them. So what should you be doing to live a longer life? Dan Buettner, Founder of the Blue Zones project, suggests that you need three things if you want to live a long and healthy life:  credible information, practical advice and an environment that makes the healthy choice the easy choice, or better yet, unavoidable. In this insightful session, Buettner discusses how adopting a Blue Zones lifestyle can extend life expectancy by up to 12 years and improve your overall health and well-being.

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DAN BUETTNER
National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author

 

Earlier Event: November 7
Body Keynote: Dr. Peter Jensen
Later Event: November 7
Lunch