Want to live to be 100? People who live in the Blue Zones often do. Those are places in the world that researchers have identified as having the highest concentrations of centenarians, including Okinawa, Sardinia, and Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula.
So what’s their secret to longevity? Blue Zone residents tend to move their bodies a lot with natural physical activity, like walking and hiking; stay connected to their communities and loved ones; and eat a healthy, nutritious diet.
It may not be guaranteed to work 100-percent of the time, but adding some of the Blue Zone habits listed below could help you live a longer life. Besides, if we’ve learned anything during the pandemic, it’s that being healthy can keep you from being deathly ill.
6 Healthy Habits For A Longer Life
- Develop habits that prevent chronic illness
- Support a healthy immune system
- Grow a garden
- Share food traditions and recipes
- Stay healthfully hydrated
- Stay close and connected with others
Today has more details about each of the healthy habits HERE.