January 19, 2023

Centenarians Abound in Isolated Nicoya

This is the last of our 5-part series on life in the “Blue Zones,” where people live longer, healthy lives. Each part looks into the diets and lifestyles of the areas where longevity is a normal part of aging better. Who doesn’t want to know their secrets? Nicoya is an 80-mile peninsula located in the northeastern part of Costa Rica. This isolated area has a high population of centenarians and has been classified as a “Blue Zone” — a geographical region that has a significantly higher proportion of long-lived individuals compared to averages around the world. Nutrition plays a significant […]
July 6, 2021

Nicoyan’s Menu Spices Up Their Healthy Lives

Over the past year, FoodTrients has been exploring foods and flavors from around the globe.  This week, we take a look at the flavors of Nicoya