Sardinia's Mediterranean diet: 10 foods that lengthen your life - TODAY.com
It tastes good too. (Courtesy of Getty) Related: The Magic Anti-Inflammatory Soup That Will Keep You Healthy All Summer Bust out the cookware, we know what’s for dinner. Turns out an easy-to-make, inexpensive soup that you likely enjoyed as a child could help you live longer. Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People, shared this minestrone soup recipe that comes from a Sardinian family known as “the world’s longest lived fami...
This hearty vegetarian stew from the Blue Zones’ Dan Buettner is chock-full of anti-aging ingredients. Legumes, like the black-eyed peas in this recipe, are a great source of fiber and plant-based protein—a Blue Zones superfood.
A distinct version of the Mediterranean diet is followed on the Blue Zone island of Ikaria, Greece. It emphasizes olive oil, vegetables, beans, fruit, moderate amounts of alcohol and low quantities of meat and dairy products.