Beans, including fava, black, soy, and lentils, are the cornerstone of most centenarian diets.9 Habits That The World’s Healthiest & Longest-Lived People Share — https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/habits-that-worlds-longest-lived-people-share
I needed a catchy title to draw your attention to this interesting short article by Dan Buettner. Buettner is a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author. I actually do most of the nine habits already.
And I really did have beans for breakfast this morning.
I really do own this cookbook too.
I really need to write down some of the dishes I’ve been making lately.
- high carbohydrate diet centered on whole grains
- eat less
- eat more earlier in the day, less at night
- drink alcohol
In my 20’s I was vegetarian for about a year and a half. I managed to drive everyone around me crazy with my soapbox rants about how eating fast food burgers were the root cause of rain forest clearing for livestock grazing in Central America. I’ve mellowed with age and no longer rant endlessly about the health benefits of a plant based diet. I eat almost anything I want, just more of some things and a lot less of other things. On a weekly basis, approximately two thirds of my meals are meatless. Bean burritos are a staple, along with homemade bean soups and hummus. Plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, complex carbohydrates, some good craft beer. I eat differently than I did growing up. But I guess that’s obvious given my history of losing over 200 pounds.
Good article and audio. Check it out.
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