“ You are what you eat “ In fact, it is true that what we eat has a major influence on how we look, how we feel, how healthy we are and how long we may live. There are certain populations, the so called Blue Zones of the World (Ikaria, Greece, Okinawa, parts of Japan., Ogliastra Region, Sardinia, Loma Linda, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, island eight miles off the coast of Turkey in the Aegean), known for the world’s lowest rates of middle-age mortality and dementia. Their lifespan is close to 100 years with absence of chronic disease such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Their secret, the plant-based diet, low in saturated fat and rich in antioxidants from plants, nuts, seeds and legumes. Adopting the plant-based diet will keep you lean, healthy and improve your quality and length of life. Yes, this can be achieved by anyone, investing in your wellbeing and your health is the best investment you can ever make.