I Eat Therefore I Am

I Eat Therefore I Am” is a travelogue & food show which features the relationship between longevity and food cultures in countries where people lead long and healthy lives. There is a saying “You are what you eat”, so what are the right food to eat and lifestyle to adapt? This show tells you all!

俗语说 “人如其食”,饮食习惯和生活作息与健康长寿有什么关联?世界上有5大长寿地区被统称为蓝区,这些地区长寿者延年益寿的奥秘 又是什么呢?《我食故我在》探讨世界各地人们的饮食与养生之道以及 不同地区长寿者延年益寿的秘诀,为大家开启健康长寿的神秘之门。

Genre: Travelogue, Food, Health, Culture
Language: Mandarin
Year: 2019
Duration: 10 Episodes x 30 Minutes
Territory/Rights available: Worldwide
Show Format: HD
Produced by: The Moving Visuals Co

Episodic Details

Episode 1- Okinawa, Japan:
世界上有5大长寿地区被统称为蓝区而日本冲绳岛是唯一身处亚洲的蓝区。冲绳岛的女性平均寿命为90,男性则是84,岛上有超过400位人瑞!这些长寿者延年益寿的原因是什么呢?这一集,一起揭开冲绳岛长寿的秘密。

Okinawa is one of the 5 blue zone regions of longevity and the only zone located in Asia. The average life expectancy of women in Okinawa is 90 and its 84 for men.  On this island, one can find over 400 centenarians. In this episode, let’s uncover Okinawa’s secret of longevity.

Episode 2- Ikaria, Greece:
在希腊伊卡利亚岛上,三分之一的人的寿命都超过90岁。 雅典大学的研究显示,这里8000多位岛民比其他地方的欧洲人拥有多十年的寿命!是什么原因让这里的人与天抗衡,长命百岁呢?

On the Greek island of Ikaria, one third of its inhabitants is over 90 years old. According to research conducted by the University of Athens, these 800 islanders have a life expectancy a decade longer as compared to the rest of Europe. So just what’re the secrets of the Ikarian people leading a long life over 100?

Episode 3- Seoul, South Korea:
在2030年,韩国即将取代日本,成为世界最长寿的国家,女性的平均寿命甚至将超过90岁,创世界女性平均寿命的新纪录。 韩国人的养生之道和其独有的米饭文化息息相关。究竟是怎么一回事?这一集,一起去探讨韩国人的养生智慧。

By 2030, South Korea will replace Japan as the country with the highest life expectancy. Their average life expectancy of women will exceed 90, setting a new record for the average life expectancy of women in the world. The Korean’s secret to longevity is closely related to their unique rice culture. Let explore the wisdom behind Korean’s way to a healthy lifestyle in this episode.

Episode 4- Hong Kong:
香港是繁华喧闹的大都市,快速的社会节奏,使人长期处于紧张的状态, 然而在如此巨大压力的环境下,居然是世界最长寿的地区之一。香港人要保持长寿有什么样的养生秘诀呢?他们的饮食与生活习惯又蕴藏了多少养生智慧?

Hong Kong is one of the busiest and most prosperous cities in the world. Despite a fast-paced and stressful environment, “Hong Kongers” have some of the highest longevity rates globally! What secrets lie behind their diets and way of life?

Episode 5- Bama, China:
巴马是著名的中国人瑞圣地,是全世界最长寿的地区之一。据说,除了当地的空气和水,巴马人长寿的秘诀就在于当地粗茶淡饭的饮食文化。究竟巴马人延年益寿的原因是什么呢?这一集,一起探索中国巴马长寿的秘密。

Bama is renowned for being a city of Centenarians in China, as it has the longest living population in the world. A simple diet is key to the long lives of Bama residents. In this episode, we explore more secrets behind their longevity.

Episode 6- Jeju Island, South Korea:
古代传说中的不老仙地- 济州岛,是韩国最长寿的地区,岛民的平均年龄为82岁。济州岛有丰沃新鲜的海产,营养丰富的马肉,还有当地人爱吃的荞麦和柑橘,究竟济州岛民延年益寿的秘诀是什么?

The legendary island of longevity, Jeju island, has the longest-living population in Korea with an average lifespan of 82 years. Jeju island is known for its plethora of seafood, horse-meat, buckwheat and citrus.  Discover their secrets to longevity in this episode!

Episode 7- Hainan, China:
福如东海长流水,寿比南山不老松。这两句话的典故都跟中国海南有关。海南岛是世界长寿岛之一,除了物杰地灵之外,究竟还有什么样的生活与饮食习惯,让海南岛的老人都活得非常的长寿呢?

Hainan is an island with the one of the world’s longest living population. Besides its abundant resources and mesmerizing scenery, what lifestyles and diets enable Hainan residents to live to a ripe old age?

Episode 8- Taiwan:
简单的烹调,原始的味道,是台湾原住民的饮食特色,也是养生之道。同时,台湾民众的保健意识提高,蔬食文化也是台湾健康生活的饮食潮流。台湾人相信健康饮食从食物来源着手,正确的饮食观念也必须从小开始教育。

Simple cooking and primitive flavours define the diet and wellness ethos of Taiwan’s Aborigines. Vegetable-based diets are also a rising health trend in Taiwan.  The Taiwanese believe a healthy diet begins with wholesome food sources, and good eating habits from young.

Episode 9- Perth, Australia:
澳大利亚是世界长寿的国家之一。澳大利亚人的平均年龄是83岁,比世界平均寿命高出10岁。澳大利亚有着丰富的天然资源,源自大地与海洋的新鲜食材,滋养当地人的健康,丛林食材更被视为是保健养生的超级食品。

Australians have one the longest life spans in the world. Australia’s rich natural resources mean the locals enjoy fresh, nourishing ingredients from earth and sea.  Particularly, ingredients with jungle origins are highly-regarded for their nutrients.

Episode 10- Rishikesh, India:
在印度,素食料理不仅是饮食习惯,更是生活哲学。举世闻名的阿育吠陀饮食蕴含了丰富的养生智慧。阿育吠陀的意涵是“生命的科学”,是一门拥有5千年历史,被认为是世界最古老的医学体系。透过饮食、草药、按摩以及冥想来保持人体内三大生命能量的平衡是阿育吠陀医学的基础。

In India, vegetarian cuisine is a common dietary habit and life philosophy. Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old medical system, considered to be the oldest in the world.  Ayurvedic Medicine encourages a balance in the body through diet, herbal medicine, massage and meditation.