What's The Secret To Longevity? National Geographic Explores The World To Find Out

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:57pm
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Historians have labored over whether Ponce de León was actually in search of the Fountain of Youth in the 16th century. What is indisputable, though, is that most human beings are constantly looking for a way to be younger or live a longer life in good health.

Dan Buettner has been studying that topic for nearly 20 years and came to focus on five locations in the world where people live the longest and are feeling well. They’re dubbed “blue zones.”

Buettner and photographer David McLain are in the Valley on Wednesday evening at the Mesa Arts Center as part of the "National Geographic Live" speaker series. Their presentation is called "The Search for Longevity."

The Show spoke with Buettner and asked about his criteria for finding the so-called “blue zones.”

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