I was born in a small village in central Sardinia. When I say “small,” I really mean it; there were only about a hundred families, all related to one another in some form, and not more than 500 people total living there. In this tight-knit environment, I grew up with a strong sense of Sardinian […]
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).