The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing: How to Live Longer, Look Younger and Feel Great

The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing: How to Live Longer, Look Younger and Feel Great

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By (author) Patrick Holford, By (author) Jerome Burne

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  • Publisher: PIATKUS BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 234mm x 34mm | 581g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0749956542
  • ISBN 13: 9780749956547
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: Integrated: 12, b/w diagrams
  • Sales rank: 20,577

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Life expectancy is increasing, but this is only good news if you stay well and can enjoy it. The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing draws on the latest research findings, and the health secrets of long-lived people, to outline the diet and lifestyle that will help you stay healthy, look younger and feel great as you age. It explains how your body changes as you age and what you can do to avoid the illnesses of old age, as well as the aches, pains, poor sleep and eyesight deterioration that many believe are an inevitable part of ageing. It also shares the secrets of staying as fit and as mentally alert as possible, for as long as possible. Comprehensive, fascinating and practical, The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing will help you enjoy better health and stay drug-free as you age.

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Patrick Holford BSc, DipION, FBANT, NTCRP is the founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London (Europe's leading training centre for nutritional therapists) and the author of over 30 health books. Jerome Burne is a leading health journalist and recently won the 'medical science explained' category of the Medical Journalist Association awards 2011-2012.

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We all have choices when it comes to ageing well. This is a brilliant guide to making the right ones. -- Dr Michael Dixon, Chairman, NHS Alliance As people age, their doctors put them on more medicines, which can have toxic side effects. This book uses the science behind healthy ageing to show you how you can prevent life-threatening diseases without medicines. I learned a lot from its Anti-ageing Action Plan about how to correct hormonal deficiencies and take good care of myself. -- Donald W Light, co-author of The Risks of Prescription Drugs and Professor of Comparative Health Care, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey As a doctor who specialises in helping older people stay well I can recommend The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing. Getting older doesn't mean an inevitable decline and this book will help you understand how to age well. Changes in nutrition and lifestyle can keep your cells working at a healthy level much longer than they would otherwise and that can help you avoid chronic diseases such as Alzheimer's and heart disease. The book gives you the information and understanding you need to build your own nutritional strategy. -- Dr David Beales FRCP MRCGP DCH DRCOG Dip Psych, GP with a special interest in Behavioural and Elderly Care Medicine, author and joint editor of Community Care of Older People This friendly book is like having your own personal coach Nursing Standard