I’m a big proponent of the idea that “everything we think we know about health is wrong”. It’s a big call. But I stand by it.
I got more proof when I came across this TED presentation from Dan Buettner. Dan was commissioned by the US Government to work out what factors contribute to longevity in Blue Zones (communities around the world where a stack of people live to 100).
Here’s 5 points I liked. They’re not really what we’re used to hearing, are they!
1. No exercise plans.
In lieu of ‘exercise’ these communities were all active and avoided stagnant conveniences and shortcuts in life that promoted laziness.