16 TED Talks That Will Make You Smarter About Food

From Jamie Oliver's dissertation on childhood obesity to Dan Barber's sustainable fish parable, these short videos will turn you into a food politics pro overnight.

Dan Buettner: How to Live to Be 100+

The speaker: An explorer, National Geographic writer, and founder of the Quest Network, Dan Buettner has spent his life identifying five Blue Zones, or "hotspots of human health and vitality."
Main issue(s) tackled: Human vitality

Buettner highlights his research on Blue Zones and debunks myths about longevity, including the idea that if you try really hard you'll live to 100. Among his life expectancy observations: a healthy lifestyle plus "winning the genetic lottery" are necessary to make it to a centennial.

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