May 27, 2019
Blue Zones are regions around the world where the healthiest, oldest people live. In addition to diet, exercise and rest, other lifestyle and social factors may contribute to their longevity. K-State Research and Extension adult development and aging specialist Erin Yelland says nine healthy lifestyle habits shared by those living in Blue Zones have been identified as being key to a longer, healthier life.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.