Researchers noticed that people around the Mediterranean area were having fewer incidents of heart disease, lived longer, and were healthier. So, they began to ask the question: Why?
They noticed that this, and other areas of the world called "blue zones," had a common eating practice, or diet, in common. They also noticed other lifestyle similarities including spiritual connection and mental health practices.
One of the unique aspects of this style of eating can be simplified into one word: Fresh. It's very important that the food we eat is fresh and comes from fresh sources.
There is also a lot of diversity and variety in the lifestyle, including eating legumes, gelato in small portions, and a lot of walking between markets and home and other places.
The benefits are staggering. The video goes into it further, but there are health benefits ranging from helping to maintain a healthy weight to helping with inflammation, cancer, and alzheimers. Watch the full video to learn all the great benefits and how to start on this incredibly healthy lifestyle.