8 Foods The Longest-Living People in the World Eat Every Day

Regular consumption of whole grains like oats, quinoa, brown rice, and whole grain bread in Blue Zone regions, particularly Sardinia and Ikaria, helps manage blood sugar, lower cholesterol, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.

Whole Grains:

Avocados offer numerous health benefits, including weight management and reducing the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, thanks to their high levels of healthy fats.


Beans are a staple in many healthy diets, providing fiber and nutrients that help manage diabetes, prevent cancer, and lower the risk of heart disease.


Known for its medicinal properties, garlic helps treat colds and flu, and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits that help prevent certain cancers, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.


Both white potatoes and purple sweet potatoes offer health benefits, including antioxidants that may help prevent disease and manage blood sugar levels.


Olive oil offers numerous health benefits, including weight management, lowering blood pressure, reducing cancer risk, and enhancing overall health with its anti-inflammatory properties.

Olive Oil: 

Tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties that helps lower blood pressure, reduce metabolic syndrome and stroke risk, and improve heart health.


Sourdough bread aids in healthy digestion, alters the gut microbiome, and lowers the glycemic load, making it a healthy dietary choice.

Sourdough Bread: