In the U.S. alone, 75% of the population has problems with body weight. One worrying study reported that 25% of the calories consumed by American teenagers derive from snacks. It has been shown by several scientific studies that the life expectancy of a middle-aged obese person is decreased by eight years. Even in a person […]
ABOUT IVO PIRISI
Dr Ivo Pirisi holds a PHD degree in biology and a specialisation in nutrition. He worked as a researcher at the University of Cagliari (Sardinia – Italy) where he studied the metabolism of fats. Dr Ivo spent his childhood and youth in a very small village of inner Sardinia, where the community relationships and bonds are still very strong and important.
Dr Ivo began to work with local communities, artisans, farmers, shepherds, and vintners, to develope programs on Sardinian Longevity and the Blue Zones (one of the five areas in the world with the highest percentage of centenarians).