The Blue Zones: Eating and Living Like the World's Longest-Lived People

Dan Buettner

Expires: 08/09/2021
Credits: 1.00 credit


The Learning Process: 

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • The participant will be able to identify the healthy behaviors and lifestyle characteristics from five cultures of longest-lived people and understand how they influence that population's longevity.
  • The participant will be able to describe ideas on how to implement these behaviors and characteristics into their own lives and those with whom they have contact such as clients, customers, family and friends. 
  • The participant will be able to learn strategies from community-wide public health initiatives that get the community and citizens to adopt permanent changes to their environment, policy and social networks and help nudge them into healthier behaviors with significant outcomes.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.

Recorded live at the 2018 International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. 


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