Foods That Give You Long Life

Avocados have been shown to aid weight management and lower the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

1. Avocados

Beans are a staple in most Blue Zones and are high in fibre and other nutrients that aid in illness prevention.

2. Beans

Garlic is high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, and it has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

3. Garlic

Purple sweet potatoes contain anthocyanins, a phytochemical that has been linked to disease prevention. Vitamins A, B6, C, potassium, and fibre are also abundant in sweet potatoes.

4. Potatoes

Olive oil's anti-inflammatory characteristics have been discovered to aid weight loss, lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of some malignancies, and contribute to overall health.

5. Olive oil

Salmon is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to improve heart health, lessen the risk of cardiovascular disease, and reduce chronic inflammation.

6. Salmon

Baking sourdough aids the conversion of sugar and glucose to lactic acid. This method decreases the glycemic index, so you'll feel fuller for longer and your blood sugar won't soar.

7. Sourdough bread

tomatoes contain higher levels of beta carotene, which research has found can help lower the risk of tumor development related to prostate cancer.

8. Tomatoes

This may be the best news you've heard all day. Yes, many Blue Zone regions consume daily glasses of red wine as a part of their healthy diet.

9. Wine