Dan Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist and producer, and New York Times bestselling author. He discovered the five places in the world – dubbed blue zones hotspots – where people live the longest, healthiest lives.

On this week's episode, we talk to Dan about the 9 common traits that those who live in the Blue Zones share and about his new book, The Blue Zones Challenge, A 4-Week Plan for a Longer, Better Life.   The traits are move naturally, have purpose, downshift daily, belong, put family first, eat until 80% full, find your tribe, drink in moderation and eat mostly plant based.

Dan shares the secrets he has learned for longevity and the simple lifestyle changes that you can make to increase your life expectancy.