100NO 576: From Giving to Others to Giving to Self with Anita Spehar

This week we welcome long time listener, first time guest Anita Spehar onto the podcast. From working 10+hour days, 7 days a week to now traveling solo in her motorhome, Anita recognised that for much of her life she had been giving to others – from work to family and everything in between – and… Continue reading 100NO 576: From Giving to Others to Giving to Self with Anita Spehar

100NO 569: Does Eating Out Make You Die Sooner?

Following on from episode 568, Marcus shared a recent clip from Dan Buettner who believes the first step in getting healthier and increasing your longevity is to eat at home. There is no denying that there are numerous benefits to getting back into the kitchen, but have we now gone from food scare to eating… Continue reading 100NO 569: Does Eating Out Make You Die Sooner?

100NO 560: 2024 Trends in Longevity, Health & Wellness

Our annual look ahead towards 2024 focuses on wearable tech, health testing, AI, diet and of course, exercise. Damo said Strong and Long would become a thing in 2023 – aka stretching – and low and behold, Stretch Lab has begun to become in vogue whilst group HIIT seems to be phasing out. In other words, Damo gets this… Continue reading 100NO 560: 2024 Trends in Longevity, Health & Wellness

100NO 552: Longevity Diets, Gluten & Blood Types with Dr Damian Kristof

Did you know that the Mediterranean diets of Ikaria and Sardinia are extremely different! In Ikaria you won’t find much pasta at all, and yet in Sardinia you will find it in spades.  Sardinians love lamb and even eat horse! You won’t find a horse on Ikaria! Such differences open the conversation of what a… Continue reading 100NO 552: Longevity Diets, Gluten & Blood Types with Dr Damian Kristof

100NO 550: Australia’s Longevity Crisis – Live Recording Part 1

We recently ran an evening event in Melbourne where we discussed some of our recent findings from our trip to Ikaria and Sardinia, the two European Blue Zones as discoverd by National Geographic and Dan Buettner neary 20 years ago. We start the evening discussing the confronting issue Aussies face – our longevity and the… Continue reading 100NO 550: Australia’s Longevity Crisis – Live Recording Part 1

100NO 548: Damo’s Frustration – Live to 100 – Secrets of the Blue Zones Review Part 4

Damo’s not happy at the way the Nicoyan diet has been portrayed in Live to 100 – Secrets of the Blue Zones.  “Let’s start off by saying they’re probably not using the Monsanto corn,” Damo begins.   The way they produce and process their beans and corn is very different to the way we do it… Continue reading 100NO 548: Damo’s Frustration – Live to 100 – Secrets of the Blue Zones Review Part 4

100NO 545: Live to 100 – Secrets of the Blue Zones Review Part 1

The new Netfliex series Live to 100 – Secrets of the Blue Zones has given us some spine-tingling warm and fuzzies. If you haven’t watched it we recommend it highly! Today we discuss Episode 1, Okinawa. And more specifically – the role of purpose (Ikigai), purpose sweet potato, gardening and the power of a social peer group.… Continue reading 100NO 545: Live to 100 – Secrets of the Blue Zones Review Part 1

100NO 538: Longevity in Sardinia with Ivo Pirisi

National Geographic’s Blue Zones research may have brought just over a dozen of small villages some level of fame; however the entire island of Sardinia is not a Blue Zone. To really uncover what makes Sardinia so special from a longevity perspective, you really do have to go off the beaten track. And that’s just… Continue reading 100NO 538: Longevity in Sardinia with Ivo Pirisi

100NO 537: 93 year old fisherman Suli shares his longevity wisdom and love of Ikaria

Suli is a local fisherman who loves to dance. He catches up with his friends every day. He loves to fish, although he doesn’t do it as much as he used to. He has no plans to retire. He loves where he lives. He lives alone but he doesn’t feel lonely. He has lived a… Continue reading 100NO 537: 93 year old fisherman Suli shares his longevity wisdom and love of Ikaria

100NO 528: Is The Quest For Longevity Really Already Over?

An article in Wired recently had the title “The Quest For Longevity is Already Over”. We’re not so sure, for a number of reasons. Jean-Marie Robine is a proclaimed longevity researcher, responsible for validating Jeanne Calment’s extraordinary 122 years and 164 days. On episode 304 we discussed the reasons why we don’t think Jeanne Calment actually… Continue reading 100NO 528: Is The Quest For Longevity Really Already Over?