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Advice from the Blue Zones on Living Longer with WebMD's John Whyte

Evening Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:45 p.m. ET
Code: 1A0140
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$25 - Non-Member
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John Whyte (Photo: Moshe Zusman)

STREAMING PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

In some areas of the world, called Blue Zones, the people who reside there live longer than the average person. Many of them have lower rates of cancer and heart disease, their stress levels are minimal, and their happiness levels rate high.

So what do these people living near or in several towns in California, Greece, Japan, Costa Rica, and Sardinia have in common? Find out what you can do to better align your lifestyle with those of Blue Zone inhabitants—without having to relocate. Should you drink a glass of wine for dinner every night, or walk 10,000 steps daily? Dr. John Whyte, WebMD’s chief medical officer, shares practical tips for longer lives—in your zone and beyond.

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This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.