Lifestyle For Longevity

Best Locations For A Healthy Lifestyle

Best Locations For A Healthy Lifestyle

The Mediterranean, Central America, Formosa, the West Coast What do these locations have in common? Theyre all areas where many of the inhabitants live longer, healthier lives than the average. Homes of the five original “Blue Zones” identified and researched by Dan Buettner of National Geographic, these are all places with valuable health lessons to share. Ikaria, Greece is a…

The Happiness Factor

The Happiness Factor

Having just returned from Amsterdam and its fabulous biking culture, in addition to my preoccupation with health and well-being, I was interested in finding out the recipient of the worlds healthiest city for 2014. Low and behold, another biking community, Copenhagen, Denmark was once again crowned the winner. It was also named the official European Green Capital in 2014, boosting…

The Longevity Factors That May Surprise You

The Longevity Factors That May Surprise You

Theres a tiny town in eastern Pennsylvania named Roseto. Settled in the late 1800s by emigrating Italians, it became the only 100% Italian borough in the USA, largely because they were shunned by the snobby English that dominated that little corner of Pennsylvania at the time. So, the Italians stuck together and recreated a quaint village that mimicked one of…