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(Tobacco was already a well-known culprit.)In what would become known as the Seven Countries Study, Keys, the epidemiologist Henry Blackburn, and their colleagues recruited groups of middle-aged men for a long-term project not only in Finland, but also in the United States, Japan, Italy, the Netherlands, Greece, and Yugoslavia.Each subject in the study was asked questions about his diet and given a battery of physical tests.At each of 59 stops he jumps out of the cab and, with marmot-like zeal, trots from Dumpster to Dumpster and heaves fresh refuse into the hopper with the help of a hydraulic lift."I don't even smell it anymore," he huffs, sweat seeping through his jumpsuit.But if you're thinking that most of what Buettner advises doesn't apply until you turn 50, he's here to correct you. "The technical definition of aging is a buildup of molecular and cell damage.When your cells reproduce every eight years, the damage doubles." Do the math and you'll find that a 35-year-old has almost four times as much damage as a 20-year-old.Making choices in your twenties and thirties, in other words, is just as important as it is when you hit your golden years.The question is, what exactly do you have to give up?
Since his book debuted in 2008, Buettner has become America's go-to longevity guy, a regular on shows from and a guru to a generation of rapidly aging boomers.
Until then, public-health officials focused on infectious disease like flu epidemics and polio; if someone died of a heart attack, it was an untimely consequence of old age.