Do you know what a “Blue Zone” is?

Ft. Worth, Texas celebrates its 1 Year Anniversary “Blue Zone” status…

According to

Organizations in Fort Worth are signing up to promote healthy lifestyles as part of the Blue Zones Project.
This month marks one year since Fort Worth became a Blue Zones city. Cowtown is the largest Blue Zones city in the country. Leaders said it’s five time bigger than the next biggest city.

Blue Zones Fort Worth Vice President Suzanne Duda said they measured first-year progress by the number of organizations that joined the movement.
“The success that we see has been the engagement of our community,” she said. “Hundreds of organizations, ten plus thousand people, dozens of restaurants and 68 schools.”

Want to know more about “Blue Zones?”

[Dan] Buettner [in this TED MED presentation] talks about universal lifestyle behaviors that promote longevity, why they’re so hard to adopt in the U.S., and how one town undertook its own Blue Zone experiment, to great effect.

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