Living to 100 Isn’t Easy

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I recommend the Netflix series Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zone.

“Aging expert” Dan Buettner visits areas worldwide, including one city in the U.S., with a disproportionate number of centenarians.

I don’t want to ruin the series if you haven’t watched it, but the essence of the “secrets” isn’t esoteric:

  • Eat plant-based foods.
  • Limit your intake of meats and processed foods.
  • The more movement is part of your day, the better.
  • Have a purpose for getting up in the morning.
  • Surround yourself with loving family and friends.
  • Limit stress to what you can control.
  • Volunteer.
  • Believe in a higher power.

There are some nuances.