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.
We all have choices when it comes to ageing well. This is a brilliant guide to making the right ones.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.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.This friendly book is like having your own personal coachThe 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing
is a practical guide to the diet, supplements and lifestyle that can increase longevity and help you look and feel younger.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.
'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
Are you ageing well? Do you worry about how healthy you will be in ten or twenty years' time? On average, we are living longer than previous generations but with fewer healthy years at the end. It doesn't have to be this way. The science of ageing shows that how you age isn't down to genes or luck - it's up to you. You can influence how you age right now to stay healthy and productive throughout your life. The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing shows you how.
Why the 'drug-cocktail' approach to ageing doesn't work
How to keep your mind and memory sharp and avoid Alzheimer's
What to eat to beat the bulge, prevent diabetes and boost energy
Simple ways to keep your skin youthful and eyesight sharp
How to beat stress and achieve rejuvenating sleep
The secret to keeping your heart healthy and blood pressure low
How to cut your risk of cancer and infections
The anti-ageing hormones that perk you up
These are just some of the secrets you'll find in this groundbreaking book. Packed with practical advice and the very latest scientific findings, this comprehensive guide will help you stay energetic, mentally sharp and physically fit for as long as possible. Whatever your age, The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing will help you add years to your life and life to your years.
'Patrick Holford is one of the world's leading authorities on new approaches to health and nutrition'
There is currently a gap in the market for healthy ageing for the baby boomer generation now in their 50s and 60sA record 800,000 babyboomers will turn 65 in 2012There's nothing like it on the market - it's for men and women and helps them take a positive proactive approach to ageingWe all want to live longer - but only if we are healthy enough to enjoy life. This timely book shows you what you can do now to ensure you age well. The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing
draws on the very latest research findings, and the secrets of the longest-lived people, to outline the diet and lifestyle you need to follow in order to stay healthy, look younger and feel great as you age. Positive, inspirational and practical, this book will help you stay healthy - both physically and mentally - for as long as possible.