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EP #107 Why Americans Live 10-15 Years Less Than Other Countries w/ Dan Buettner


In this episode, Dan and Peter discuss the science behind living longer, what makes the Blue Zones possible, and common myths about Longevity.


  • 21:51 | Decoding the Longevity Secret
  • 46:01 | The Link Between Retirement and Death
  • 55:57 | The Downshifting 80% Rule

Dan Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist, and New York Times bestselling author. He discovered the Blue Zones, regions where people live the longest, healthiest lives, and his articles in The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic are widely acclaimed. Buettner partners with municipal governments, employers, and insurers to implement Blue Zones Projects, well-being initiatives that improve community health by focusing on environmental, policy, and social changes, benefiting over 5 million Americans. His bestselling books include The Blue Zones, Thrive, The Blue Zones Solution, and The Blue Zones of Happiness. His latest, The Blue Zones Kitchen, combines scientific reporting with 100 recipes for longevity.

Blue Zones Kitchen: https://bluezoneskitchen.com/

Dan's website; www.danbuettner.com

Dan's IG: https://www.instagram.com/danbuettner

Netflix Series (nominated for 6 Emmys!) https://netflix.com/title/81214929


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